Porta Montanara

Montanara gate, also known as St. Andrew's, is situated in Rimini and was built in the 1st century BC, was one of the four entrances of the ancient Ariminum with the doors Romana, Gallica e Marina.
At the beginning it consisted of two arches in sandstone blocks, from which they marched separately carts and pedestrians. The right arch was destroyed by allied bombing in 1943, it was raised and used for centuries as the city on the streets coming from inland. The Arch of the left was closed in the early centuries of the empire and later built in complex of "red houses" Malatesta.