We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Arco di Riccardo

Piazza del Barbacan, 34121, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 347 8312
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Thanks to Augustus

Next to the one of the most romantic square in Trieste piazza Barbacan was Roman gate. Thanks to... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
grofdalmatinski
via mobile
Nice to stumble upon. Not worth a special trip.

Very cool, very old, very Roman stone arch built into adjacent building once upon a time a long... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Christopher L
via mobile
Read all 176 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good46%
  • Average31%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roman arch” (7 reviews)
“hill” (2 reviews)
“city” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 19:00 - 00:00
LOCATION
Piazza del Barbacan, 34121, Trieste, Italy
CONTACT
+39 040 347 8312
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Trieste
from US$119,80
More Info
from US$47,90
More Info
from US$119,80
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (176)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"roman arch"
in 7 reviews
"hill"
in 2 reviews
"city"
in 3 reviews
"history"
in 2 reviews
"piazza"
in 2 reviews
"building"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 23 reviews

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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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.

1  Thank Jarko2015
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is a small Roman arch located in the old city of Trieste and accessible by foot. It's attached to a building now housing a restaurant. Don't expect anything too massive and you won't be disappointed.

Thank KGB777
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Ok so it is a bit out of your way if this is all you wish to see, however we visited this on our way up to the cathedral so worked out well. It's nice to see they kept their heritage and built the new...More

Thank ghockley1981
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 51 hotels in Trieste
Hotel Capitelli
90 reviews
.02 km away
Residence Sara
132 reviews
.02 km away
Hotel All'Arco
69 reviews
.05 km away
Hotel Residence L'Albero Nascosto
557 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Mastro Birraio
381 reviews
.07 km away
Bier Stube
618 reviews
.13 km away
Enoteca Wine Bar L'Etrusco
186 reviews
.09 km away
Al Petes Vino e Cibo in Cittavecchia
455 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Citta Vecchia (Old City)
233 reviews
.06 km away
Civico Museo d'Arte Orientale
98 reviews
.21 km away
Santuario Santa Maria Maggiore
59 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Arco di Riccardo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;