Triumphal Arches

A triumphal arch is a monumental structure in the shape of an archway with one or more arched passageways, often designed to span a road. Thought to have been invented by the Romans, the triumphal arch was used to commemorate victorious generals or significant public events such as the founding of new colonies, the construction of a road or bridge, the death of a member of the imperial family or the accession of a new emperor. (wiki)

World Heritage Sites connected to 'Triumphal Arches':

  • Aleppo Al-Tuteh Mosque includes an ancient Roman triumpal arch.
  • Blenheim Palace There are 2. At the entrance Gate to the Park and at the East Gate of the palace.
  • Cienfuegos Arco de Triunfo
  • Coro and its Port Arco de la Federacion
  • Damascus ; link
  • Djémila Arch of Caracalla; link
  • Florence Lorraine Arch
  • Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape Rendezvous Hunting lodge built in style of a Roman Triumphal Arch; link
  • Leptis Magna Arch of Tiberius, Arch of Severus
  • Mérida Trajan's Arch
  • Nancy at Place Stanislas
  • Orange
  • Palmyra
  • Paris, Banks of the Seine Arc de triomphe du Carrousel
  • Potsdam Potsdams Triumphtor & little Brandenburger Tor
  • Rabat It includes the remains of ... a triumphal arch. (AB ev)
  • Rome Arch of Constantine, Arch of Septimius Severus, Arch of Drusus, Arch of Gallienus, Arch of Janus, Arch of Titus, Arco degli Argentari
  • St. Petersburg Narva Triumphal Gate, Moscow Triumphal Gate
  • Tarraco Triumphal Arch of Ber
  • Thessalonika Arch of Galerius
  • Timgad Trajan's Arch
  • Tyre 2nd century Roman triumphal arch at Al-Bass
  • Verona Arco dei Gavi
  • Vienna Arch at Heldenplatz
  • Volubilis