Galerius Arch Thessaloniki

Galerius Arch Thessaloniki – Kamara

Galerius Arch, was build in Thessaloniki just before the 305AD as a memory of the victorious wars of Galerius against the Persians. It is located in the eastern part of the historic city of Thessaloniki, and was part of a serious of buildings close to the ancient racecourse and palace of Galerius. It consists of four pillars that form a square, covered by a dome. Reliefs in marble slabs, arranged in bands, depicting the victorious campaign of Galerius in the East in 297AD. Galerius Arch, in our days is in a very busy area of the city, close to the Aristotle University and the University of Macedonia and it is one of the city’s places were the young people arrange to meet each other.

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