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The ancient arch

The ancient arch was erected in the first century by the emperor Tiberius to commemorate his... read more

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The Arco Di Druso is beautiful and historic. Its amazing to walk beneath this arch and imagine the... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
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This arch, built in 1st century, was used as an entry way to the Roman Forum.
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Piazza del Mercato, Spoleto, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

The ancient arch was erected in the first century by the emperor Tiberius to commemorate his natural son Drusus minor and adoptive son Germanicus. It was discovered by the local archeologist Giuseppe Sordini and restored to be one of the most important monuments in the...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Roman arch in the middle of town incorporated into another building. On a major walkway in Spoleto. In good condition.

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

It is such an ancient arch , spellbinding to walk under and to think about who might have walked here before you in the thousands of years it has existed. There are a few ancient Roman arches in Spoleto , This is I believe the...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Arco Di Druso is beautiful and historic. Its amazing to walk beneath this arch and imagine the Romans do the same in the first century.

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Reviewed 5 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.

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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 24 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...

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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 27 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

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