Arch of Galerius, Thessaloniki

One of the city's most important and intriguing landmarks, the remains of Arch of Galerius provide a glimpse into Greece's long and fascinating history. The triumphal structure was built in the 4th century and today three of the eight pillars survive along with the masonry cores of the arches. Roman Emperor Galerius commissioned the monument to celebrate his victory over the Persians, and to this day you can witness scenes of the war on the remaining marble slabs. Spend some time interpreting the depictions and soak up the lively atmosphere of this popular meeting spot. There are a number of bars, restaurants, and tourist attractions in the area. To visit Arch of Galerius and other attractions in Thessaloniki, use our Thessaloniki travel route app .
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  • You can stop by on the way around, such as the Church of Agia Sofia at the White Tower of Thessaloniki city. Among the monuments decorated with reliefs of the type commonly found in Roman ruins. One of the things realize that here, in the city since Roman times.
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  • You must this gate when you are visiting Thessaloniki. Gate is on Egnatia street and you can't miss it, The Arch was connected to the nearby Rotunda and both were part of the Thessaloniki palace of th...  more »
  • You must read something about this place on guide book before you visiting. Very photogenic place mainly close to the sunset time.  more »
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  • one of the best, open, well preserved arch art i've seen. and probably the best things to see in Thessaloniki.
  • All the complex is magnificent, a pity that more is not conserved.
  • Weard people gather there but there are many good sites to drink and eat around.
  • A perfect example of the architecture of the past, now the common meeting place of students and young adults!
  • epic place...nice cafes next to this place its a must for turists go fo it drink a coffee at the morning.
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