This gate, part of the 12th-century walls of the city, were reinforced and embellished by Azzone Visconti (1330-39), and ... More
Arches of Porta Nuova
This gate, part of the 12th-century walls of the city, were reinforced and embellished by Azzone Visconti (1330-39), and consists of two arches flanked by towers. In the 15th century it was partially demolished and incorporated into other buildings, and then restored in 1861. It was further restored in 1931 with architectural changes.
Porta del Popolo was originally known as Porta Flaminia and opened onto the Via Flaminia. It was part of the
Aurelian walls and was the most monumental of Rome's gateways. At one time the exterior was restored by Nanni ...
This stands on the site of the former 'Foppone' church, it was a large Milan cemetery, demolished in 1881, which
was the burial place of those who died in the great plagues of 1576 and 1630. It is now ...
Once known as Porta Orientale, the Eastern Gate, in the Spanish city walls, these two buildings were made to a
design by Rodolfo Vantini from 1827 to 1828, following a competition launched to replace Piermarini's work that had been ...