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Arch of Trajan

Lungomare Vanvitelli, 60121 Ancona AN, Italy

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About Arch of Trajan

The Arch of Trajan or Trajan's Arch of Benevento is a celebratory arch dedicated to Emperor Trajan on the occasion of the opening of the Via Traiana, a variant of the Via Appia that shortened the path between Benevento and Brindisi.  The monument, which has reached us substantially intact, including the numerous sculptural reliefs that decorate the surfaces, appears to be the best-preserved Roman triumphal arch with reliefs.



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Cattedrale di San Ciriaco0.29km from Arch of Trajan

The cathedral of Ancona is dedicated to San Ciriaco and is the metropolitan cathedral of the archdiocese of Ancona-Osimo. It is a medieval church where the Romanesque style blends with the Byzantine one, evident in the plan and in many decorations. It stands in a spectacular position at the top of the Guasco hill, already occupied by the Acropolis of the Greek-Doric city, from where it dominates the whole city of Ancona and its gulf. In May 1926, Pope Pius XI elevated it to the dignity of a mino

The National Archaeological Museum of the Marche is located in Ancona, inside the sixteenth - century Palazzo Ferretti. It documents in an almost complete way the prehistory and protohistory of the Marche region; it includes rich collections relating to the Greek, Roman civilization and that of the Senonian Gauls. The finds relating to the Picene civilization form the most complete existing collection; for the richness of its collections, the museum is one of the most important archaeological mu

Port of Ancona0.54km from Arch of Trajan

The port of Ancona is a port located in the innermost part of the Gulf of Ancona and is, therefore, a natural port in its oldest nucleus; it is the first Italian port for international traffic of vehicles and passengers. Among the first ports of the Adriatic for goods, as far as fishing is concerned, the fish markets of Ancona are together in second place in the Adriatic and in sixth place nationally, while for tons gross tonnage, the fishing port ranks third in Italy and first in the Adriatic w

Chiesa di Santa Maria della Piazza0.62km from Arch of Trajan

The church of Santa Maria della Piazza is located in Ancona in Piazza Santa Maria, in the ancient Porto district . Built between the 11th and 12th centuries , it is a notable example of the Romanesque style . It was built on an early Christian church of the fourth century restored in the sixth ; a part of the floor of the present church is in glass to allow the vision of the paleochristian mosaics below.

Piazza del Plebiscito0.77km from Arch of Trajan

Piazza del Plebiscito is a square in Naples located at the end of via Toledo, as soon as you pass Piazza Trieste e Trento.  Located in the historic center, between the seafront and via Toledo, with an area of ​​about 25,000 square meters, the square is one of the largest in the city and in Italy and for this reason, it is the most used for large events.

Lazzaretto of Ancona1.24km from Arch of Trajan

The historical purpose of Ancona’s pentagonal building is as interesting as its architecture. It originally served as a quarantine station for contagious visitors.  Rising out of the port like a massive stone pentagon, the building has had a striking appeal for centuries. Over the years, the site has taken different functions, mainly as a military citadel since the 19th century. During World War I, there was a failed attempt to sabotage the Italian naval resources by 60 infiltrating Habsburg sai

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Marche is a central region of Italy on the east coast composed of rolling hills and fertile plains at the base of the Apennine mountains. It is bordered by Umbria in the west, Emilia-Romagna to the north, and Abruzzo to the south.