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Porta Napoli, also known as the Arch of Triumph is another of Lecce's three remaining gates to the old city. Pre-19th century, it made up part of the old city walls, although today it stands isolated facing a square called Arch of Triumph. The gate was made in 1548 in honour of the emperor Charles 5th of Hapsburg, who had fortified the city of Lecce. The Hapsburg imperial coat of arms occupies the centre of the triangle, and the dedicatory epigraph below thanks him for defending the Salento region from "the enemies of the empire".