Porta Appia was the southeastern gateway to Rome, which was renovated in the 6th century. It was located in the southeast of Rome near to the Campagna district, and was considered to be one of the most important gates in the city.
Porta Appia was one of the largest and most important gates to Rome. As a result, it received two separate fortifications and renovations in its early life. From there, the Via Appia heads south through Italy.