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This is another piece of history we stumbled upon while strolling through the old part of Rapallo... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Historical Rapallo

In 1629 the Republic of Genoa proclaimed Rapallo to be a "walled town". There were 5 gates - 4 of... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Doc09Derby
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11 Jul 2018
“Historical Rapallo”
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Piazza IV Novembre, Rapallo, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is another piece of history we stumbled upon while strolling through the old part of Rapallo. From one side it looks like a normal old town wall and gateway which is how we first saw it. Only later did we walk down the narrow...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

In 1629 the Republic of Genoa proclaimed Rapallo to be a "walled town". There were 5 gates - 4 of these have been destroyed and the Porta delle Saline is the only surviving gate. Well worth a look.

1  Thank Doc09Derby
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Yet another piece of beautiful baroque architecture we might have missed! Rapallo has a lovely mystery about it on that you never know what you'll stumble upon next! Marking an entrance to the city, it does help as a landmark when walking around, the city...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

A beautiful entrance portal to the city, nice baroque architecture, looks almost as an altar, a nice attraction to enter on Piazza IV Novembre; an explaining plaque is fixed on the wall.

1  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 9 October 2016

It is near our hotel. I took too many photos. Offers a very nice and interesting piece of art. Is inusual to find such a "Porta"

1  Thank Leticia N
Reviewed 15 September 2016

a fantastic bit of architecture at the end of one of the main streets in town. If you didn't look up you wouldn't know it was there.

Thank vantashtik
Reviewed 10 October 2015

This arch is 1 of 2 left in Rapallo as the entrances through the city wall. A terrific plaque explains in several languages points of interest.

Thank Gaye C
Reviewed 11 June 2013

Sure, everybody (almost) loves the Castello di Rapallo around the corner from here. And yes, from the street side you have absolutely no clue that this even exists. We stayed at the Tigullio Royal Hotel that actually adjoins this portal. Which by the way is...More

1  Thank Alan S
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