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Address: Via Cavour, Perugia, Italy

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welcoming entrance

each day that we walked into the city we felt welcomed in through these magnificent arches - lovely!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 January 2017
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We passed by car many times but also took a walk nearby cause not far there are italian cuisine restaurants, so after a dinner we decided to make a short foto session near this arch, it's really impressive!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

each day that we walked into the city we felt welcomed in through these magnificent arches - lovely!

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Yerevan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Quite a spectacular archway and worth passing through. However not as exciting as the main square which has so much of everything.

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Cape May Beach
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Not sure it's worth the effort to find, but is one of the more interesting city gates if you stumble upon it.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Monumental piece of architecture & history - walk through the gate and look up on this beauty. Monumental stones put together to this great structure. Very recommended

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

It is an old relic of a time gone by. It is not something you would go out of your way to see however. Use this as a place to pass by on a walk to other sites. It makes the walk around Perugia that little bit more historic.

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Tortona, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

In the past it was main entrance gate to get to the historical center, located in Via Cavour, these ancient arches once lined precisely the entrance to the city. If you were to start your tour of this city from here almost surely appreciate this beautiful sightseeing, however Perugia is a city full of art with very finest attractions.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2012

The "Porta San Pietro" is nice, but not among the crucial things to see in Perugia. The porta won't amaze you after you've enjoyed the beauty of the city center for a day or two. But if you do have some time left to spend I recommend walking down "Corso Camillo Benso Cavour", from the "Chiesa di Sant'Ercolano" all the... More 

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