"The Arch of Hadrian" Hadrian's Arch Tip by penny_g

Hadrian's Arch, Athens: 23 reviews and 33 photos


The arch was built in 131 AD by the Roman emperor Hadrian as part of the wall, separating New and Old Athens. The gate is 18 m. high and decorated after the Corintian style. Hadrian's reign was distinguished by its peaceful years and a lot of time and energy were devoted to construction and arts.

The arch is located south from the National Garden on Amalias Avenue.

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  • Updated Nov 26, 2010
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