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Porto - Harbour, Ancona: 6 reviews and 11 photos

  Ancona harbour - seen from above
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  • Ancona harbour - seen from above - Ancona
      Ancona harbour - seen from above
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  • Ancona harbour - old town in the background - Ancona
      Ancona harbour - old town in the background
    by Airpunk

Ancona’s port has a long tradition. It was founded by the romans in the second century BC and became a gate to other adriatic cities. The port has kep this role until today so that still a number of freighters and passenger ferries are seen in the port of Ancona. Their main destinations remain Croatia, Albania and Greece. While I was in the old town, I watched a ferry (the one to the right of the Jadrolinija ship) backing into its parking space. It looked like ballet, just with a very heavy ballerina.

Directions: Between main train station and old town

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  • Written Jan 14, 2007
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