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Arch of Constantine, Rome. The Arch of Constantine is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. It was erected to commemorate Constantine I's victory over Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge on October 28, 312.


Arch of Constantine - Rome After years of civil war, the victory of Constantine's army over the numerically superior army of Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge in 312 AD brought some peace to the Roman Empire. To commemorate this victory, the Senate of Rome awarded Arch of Constantine a triumphal arch. It was dedicated just a few years later, in 315 AD.

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Rome Photo Gallery

Arch of Constantine - Rome Photo Gallery - The Trusted Traveller

Next to Paris, Rome is without doubt one the most beautiful cities in the world. Because there's just too many places to see, Rome is best savored slowly, like a glass of robust red wine. The Colosseum is probably the must-see attraction in a tour of the city. Around the place are the Arch of Constantine, Arch of Titus, Palatine Hill, Forum Romanum, Forum of Trajan, Trajan's Markets, and Campidoglio. Not to be missed is Trevi Fountain, most famous and most beautiful fountain in all of…