Porta Palatina

Porta Palatina – Torino, Italy

The Palatine Gate (Italian: in Italian Porta Palatina) was the ancient Porta Principalis Dextera which allowed access from the North to Julia Augusta Taurinorum, the roman civitas now known as Turin. This gate is the main archaeological evidence of the town's Roman age, and one of the best preserved 1st century BC gates in the world. Together with the ancient theater, located at a short distance, it is contained in an area called the Archaeological Park, opened in 2006. The urban renewal process started in the early decades of the eighteenth century from Vittorio Amedeo II involved the disappearance of…