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Arco DI Druso

Piazza del Mercato, Spoleto, Italy
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Amazing Roman arch which looks rather out of place as nothing else Roman seems to be there. Still... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
John-Paul S
via mobile
Built during time of Christ

The Arco dates to 23 AD and is an amazing example of Roman engineering. Right around the corner is... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Terry H
Rancho Mirage, California
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing Roman arch which looks rather out of place as nothing else Roman seems to be there. Still interesting to walk underneath and let the imagination of past centuries flow by.

Thank John-Paul S
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The Arco dates to 23 AD and is an amazing example of Roman engineering. Right around the corner is the church of S. Ansone. Enter the church and to the left of the alter is the entrance to the cript of S. Lucco. The cript...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Not much to see after you've seen it. Except, it is next door to the Tempio Del Gusto restaurant and the Piazza del Mercato.

Thank rfalteri
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Actually, I saw this many times during my time in Spoleto and only realised it was an attraction about two minutes ago. There are some nice restaurants nearby when you finish looking at the arch...

Thank happytraveller575
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

The Arco di Druso is situated at the entrance to the forum (now the piazza mercato). It has been partially incorporated into the more recent shops on one side of the road. On the other it is very close to the Roman temple which is...More

Thank Andrew_of_Melbourne
Reviewed 26 May 2016

'Arco di Druso e Germanico' is an ancient Roman arch which was built in 23 AD, it is located on Via Arco di Druso between Piazza Mercato and Piazza Pietro Fontana. The arch was built by the Senate to honour the death of Emperor Tiberius's...More

Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 18 April 2016

The tourist people don't seem to make much of this (maybe they just can't think of a way), but Spoleto has nothing that evokes its antiquity as powerfully as this. One might think, without knowing better, that it dates back to the days of the...More

Thank ELear
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The Piazza del Mercato in Spoleto has a great vibe. It is a hub of nightlife in the evening and is a nice relaxing place to relax during the rest of the day.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 15 May 2015

The Arco di Druso was once the grand entrance to the Roman forum that stood where the present-day Piazza del Mercato sits. A great thing to admire is you're a history buff or visitor who is eager to learn about Spoleto's history. The arch was...More

2  Thank Embrace_Life_Now
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Having just finished listening to 'I Claudius', I was in the perfect mood to make discoveries of ancient Roman sites. This one is actually in the 'centro storico' of Spoleto, and part of it is embedded in a church wall. It is really thrilling to...More

Thank lakegirl48
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