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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 via mobile

At the end of one of the major shopping streets you simply look up, and catch yourself, once again, in awe of the intelligence and skill reflected in the architecture in front of you. Verona is full of stunning structures. The history is fascinating but...More

Thank Colleen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic to see the Roman gates to the old part of Verona, they are decorated on one side - the side that visitors in the olden days would see first and be impressed by them - when you go through the arches the back is...More

Thank Europeanfemaleshere
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Not nearly as impressive as the arena, but still a terrific Roman ruin, a gate to Verona that has lasted the centuries. Drawings and recreations of the past are great, but there is nothing like a real part of the Roman city still standing across...More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Porta dei Borsari is one remaining entrance to the city from the Roman era. Is really beautiful and is very easy to see as Verona is a very walkable city. Unfortunately there are works going on at the bottom of the Porta so you cannot...More

Thank Travelaround59
Reviewed 2 July 2018

One of the oldest walkways i Verona - Porta ( meaning Door) dei Borsari ( of handbags) as in the olden days it was a road on which they sold only handbags ! Very posh ...i the centre of town !

Thank 555RedRo
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice to see, right in the heart of everything so it will be on your way. Worth checking out, nothing spectacular in terms of a monument.

Thank Danail D
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Porta dei Borsari is all that remains of a fortress constructed in the first century AD. It was the point of entry to the City where all visitors had to pass and be levied with the relevant taxes. It was reconstructed in 265AD under direction...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Agree it’s only another ruin & certainly not a major attraction worth going out of your way , but it is impressive, & the fact that it is still standing after so many years is still amazing. Hard to miss any of these gates when...More

Thank selwyn a
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Like the previous poster says, do t go out of your way to visit this wall. It’s ok for a photo, but that’s it.

Thank hayley567567
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Yes another ancient gate in the ancient city. Nothing spectacular but if it's on your route it's worth it. It attaches between modern buildings

Thank jason r
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