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Porta Palatina

Piazza Cesare Augusto 15, 10122 Turin, Italy
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

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

Thank dven8
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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

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Reviewed 26 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

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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.

Thank Chris_Farthing
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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!

Thank Lesley S
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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.

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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.

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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

Thank Géza S
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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!

Thank Lynn1950
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Evidently it was going to be torn down in the 18th century but was saved by a local architect. Has been recently restored. Situated alongside the Archaeological Park with other ancient remains .

Thank ejfraser
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