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Arco di Traiano, Ancona

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  • As you wander along the streets of the modern port with large passenger and cargo ships lining up, you'll suddenly come to the Arco. It stands back dividing the port and is a beautiful reminder that w...  more »
  • I liked this arch and I saw it during my first trip to Ancona. The location is nice and it catches your attention and it is a nice piece of architecture..no wonder, we're in Italy. I recommend it to a...  more »
  • The walk along the old walls is interesting and the view of the town and Cathedral is really good. The Arch of Trajan is in very good contìdition and should not be missed. If you are in the harbour it...  more »
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  • The area in front of the Arch of Trajan has remained in a State of semi abandoned for decades. In recent years, very slowly, the comune di Ancona began a restoration that reeeeeally slowly is returning this part of the city to its citizens. There is still much to do but have begun already something.
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  • The proportions of the arch in Ancona, particularly slender compared to other preserved Roman arches, are his most salient characteristic, along with the close relationship with the sea. According to the long and constant tradition, the attic was the equestrian statue of Trajan, gilded bronze; According to the most recent hypothesis [2], the equestrian statue of Trajan was not. At the right hand of the statue of Trajan, his wife Plotina; to the left to Ulpia Marciana, his sister
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  • the Arch of Trajan in Ancona is one of the most valuable monuments of Roman architecture.
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  • Beautiful and well preserved. Worth a visit.
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  • Arch built by Emperor Trajan around 100 a.d. On the occasion of the extension of the port of Ancona.
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