The Arch of Galerius is an ancient arch that is located in the city of Thessaloniki, Greece. The arch dates back to Roman times, known to have been built around the 4th century. The arch was commissioned as a triumphal monument by emperor Galerius who it is named after, in order to celebrate the victorious campaign against the Sassanid Persians in 298 and the capture of their capital Ctesiphon. The arch is an impressive structure that is a landmark in the city.
The arch is situated in the city centre. It is a 10-minute walk away from ‘Thessaloniki’ train station.
Opening Times and Admission
As the arch is located in a public space, it is free to visit at any hour of any day.