Archaeological Sites & Historical Monuments

Coordinates: 40.632231, 22.951779

Arch of Galerius

The triumphal arch of Galerius or Kamara, as it is better known, is one of the most characteristic and recognizable monuments of Thessaloniki.

It was part of the large complex of Galerius, one of the Roman emperors of the Tetrarchy, and was built in 305, after his victory over the Persians. In its initial form it was larger, it stood on the ancient Via Egnatia and was connected to the palace of Galerius and the Rotunda. It is decorated with impressive reliefs, with numerous representations and figures, which celebrate the battles and the military power of Galerius, as well as the unity of the four emperors of the Tetrarchy.



Address: Egnatia, Thessaloniki 546 35

Access: Bus, Car

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