When I saw this white Veronese marble arch next to Castelvecchio, it seemed out of place to me, especially with the Adige river at its rear. I thought this Roman arch must have been moved here and wondered why. Later, I learned a bit of its history.
The original arch went up in the 1st century A.D. to honor the...
This freestanding arch is right next to Museo Castelvecchio with a busy bus/ tram stop directly in front. There is a lovely view of the Ponte de Castelvecchio and the river from the small park in which the arch sits. The arch itself is a nice photo opportunity but otherwise fairly unremarkable.
Well it is, I suppose, but the cobbles at the bottom have groove marks where the chariots use to pass through in Roman days. It only leads to the river but it has been moved here from its original position back in the 1930's.