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Porta dei Borsari

Via Diaz and Corso Porta Borsari | angolo con Via A. Diaz, 37100, Verona, Italy
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Via Diaz and Corso Porta Borsari | angolo con Via A. Diaz, 37100, Verona, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Hanger24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

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

Thank Turkish_12
Reviewed 30 March 2017

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

Thank stanmansurrey
Reviewed 18 March 2017

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

Thank Janeane1965
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Amazing Historic Wall, Interesting piece of history kept well within the city must see when visiting Verona.

Thank Ag3nt
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Arenayı merkez sayarsak şehrin doğu kısmında kalıyor. Çok güçlü görüntüsü var. Şehrin merkezinde sayılır. If you consider Arenus as the center, it is staying in the eastern part of the city. There is a very strong image. It's in the city center.

Thank Haldun A
Reviewed 4 March 2017

At entrance of pedestrian zone, both towers were dystroyed. Wall door is not correctly maintained. Just cross by...

Thank Tekaia R
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We did the Rick Steves walking tour and it took us through the Porta Borsari. This gate functioned as a "toll booth" for Verona. We stepped into the cafe nearby and looked through th eglass panel in the floor that shows the original Roman foundation.

Thank brouillymarie
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Porta dei Borsari went up in the 1st century AD and its facade still shows what a grand entrance to the city it was. I stopped immediately when it loomed in front of us, showing off white limestone, two arches, columns, capitals and a two-floor...More

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