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Golden Gate (Porta aurea) east view
Istria

The ‘Golden Gate’ was erected between the years 29 and 27 BC by the Sergi family, in honor of three members of the family who held important positions in Pula at that time. This triumphal arch leaned against the city gate Porta Aurea thus called because of its richly ornamented arch or gilded elements.

Copyright: T. Emrich
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 17392x8696
Taken: 03/09/2009
Uploaded: 19/09/2009
Updated: 02/03/2015
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Istria (Croatian, Slovene: Istra; Italian: Istria; Istriot: Eîstria), formerly Histria (Latin), is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. The peninsula is located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Bay of Kvarner. It is shared by three countries: Croatia, Slovenia and Italy.