This gate stands at the end of Corso Garibaldi
, the main street of part of the city that was surrounded by walls between the 13th and 14th century
(see also the nearby Arco dello Sperandio).
a massive donjon was erected to surmount the gate.
To the left of the gate is the church of San Matteo degli Armeni
, built in the 13th century.
|Cassero di Porta Sant'Angelo|
A short distance away there is a street with steps that leads up to the Monte Ripido convent
, settled by the Franciscan order in the 13th century. This was the order's studium generale
and has a vast library that dates back to the 17th century.
This spot offers a marvellous view over most of Perugia.
Corso Garibaldi [old town centre]
APM (Public municipal bus transport authority): stopped bus, Piazza Morlacchi [only 400 meters away]
Linea 16, 88, 90, bis29
Disabled access available