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Porta Palatina

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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Walked there for miles... thinking is a big old castle at the end is just a bit that still on... the good part is a nice part in there to seat, chill, eat, take the dogs. As a piece of history is fantastic shame is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Llubi
Reviewed 10 April 2018

There is very little of Roman architecture left in Torino, but the Porta Palatina is an excellent example. Well maintained.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank dven8
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This is a remarkable structure that looks somewhat out of place in the city. However, this is also what gives it it's appeal and charm. It is a terracotta style brick ruin with two small turrets and various square and arch shaped lookouts. At the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 25 January 2018

right in the centre and quite spectacular. Good for a photo and then move on to the squares and palaces and churches close by

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank PaulrSunderland
Reviewed 10 January 2018

A couple of old towers, great if you like old towers, though they could probably make more of them. Maybe light them up better at night and discourage homeless people from using them as a toilet.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Chris_Farthing
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Walked through the gateway and that is about it.The paving around this monument is rather un even, so watch your footing especially if the conditions are icy!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Porta Palatina is a great remnant of the Roman walls. In many places, ruins of the wall are visible in this area.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Europeisgreat
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We saw this while in the area. There are many historical sites to see in Turin. Definitely enjoyed our two days there.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank millcreekmama55
Reviewed 31 July 2017

+No closing time, you can see it any time +Nice big object -You do not get to know much about it from the surrounding captions

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Géza S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We tend to think of Roman architecture in terms of stone rather than brick. This gate provides us with a more complete view of the varieties of Roman construction and their understanding of building techniques!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lynn1950
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