It was quite an unexpected find, but a very interesting one. Apparently part of the old city walls, now tucked away between two apartment buildings. Beyond it is a nice shopping street.
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This is a really great city gate and so old. Even in the day time it is impressive. we wouldn't have come here normally but it was a bus stop.
Old roman gate that leads onto a street you can walk along with lovely shops, cafes, wine bars and restaurants. Nice even just to experience around 5.30-7pm with good atmosphere. Every little street off the main one has dozens of little restaurants so there is...More
Porta Borsari is an ancient Roman gate leading into the heart of one of Verona's most elegant shopping streets the Corso Porta Borsari. Builtt in the early 1st century it was initially called “Porta Lovia due to it’s nearest to the Roman temple to Jupiter,...More
This is the remnants of the main Roman gates to ancient Verona. The surrounding buildings suppress the former grandeur and clearly dilute the effect this ancient structure could have produced if it stood alone. The name is derived from the fact that during the middle...More
This was on our itinerary of things to see as we visited Verona but was intended to be something we passed while making our way elsewhere. As we approached from the back of it we weren't very impressed but as you walk through and see...More
Porta dei Borsari originally Porta Iovia was the site of the main entrance to the Roman city. Nothing of the original 1st Century BC building remains and what we see now is the central white stone external façade that was a later addition. The interior...More
Another entrance into the city of Verona and very close to casa de Giulietta and Piazza Erbe. Be careful atm as there is construction happening near here. A def must see