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Arco di Riccardo

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Surrounded by small and beautiful restaurant

The attraction is a little bit far from the center. Visiting it worth not for the Arco itself but... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Trieste, Italy
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Lovely part of town

It's a wonder that Richard's Arch survived the urban encroachment. The Arch itself isn't... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Richard H
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Piazza del Barbacan, 34121, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

The attraction is a little bit far from the center. Visiting it worth not for the Arco itself but for the nice restaurant it is surrounded by. Take a look if you have enough time

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

It's a wonder that Richard's Arch survived the urban encroachment. The Arch itself isn't particularly picturesque but it is set in a lovely part of town - narrow unspoiled streets, steep alleys, interesting churches and attractive traditional dwellings.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Next to the one of the most romantic square in Trieste piazza Barbacan was Roman gate. Thanks to emperator Augustus who built them in the heart of old Trieste. Why Riccardo? Some recall legendary events like the passage of  Richard the Lionheart this city... It's free...More

Thank grofdalmatinski
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Very cool, very old, very Roman stone arch built into adjacent building once upon a time a long time ago. It was a surprise find, tucked behind some small buildings, near the sea port. Nice photo opportunity. Not very exciting or magnificent, but still standing.

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Stumbled upon this place by chance when strolling through the city. It is just an arche but obviously a very old one and is nicely preserved over time,

Thank Stefanía Þ
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Truly awe inspiring to be up close to this arch which has been in place since the Roman Empire. Also close by is further reminiscence of the structure which is the subject of an active archaeological dig

Thank W1045QAfrankr
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Well preserved arch located on a side street. Another portion of the connecting wall is located inside the adjoining restaurant. The arch is accessible, you can walk under it.

Thank jeepers13192016
Reviewed 22 June 2017

In most places it would be a major attraction, but there is so much more in Trieste it is a little overshadowed.

Thank Hornado
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I made the walk up the hill to find this gem. I was struck by the thought of the history is has seen. It is right in the path so you can get very close to it.

Thank patmac1961
Reviewed 28 May 2017

On your way up the winding streets to the church high above the town, you will pass the Arch, which is one of the few still standing Roman structures in the city. It's surrounded by modern day apartments, but is still worth seeking out.

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