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Schoolchildren in a sunlit arcade in Havana, Cuba
Arcade inside the Mosque of Uqba also known as the Great Mosque of Kairouan, situated in Kairouan, Tunisia
The Cleveland Arcade in downtown Cleveland (late 1960s)
Commercial arcade walkway, Ampuriabrava.


An arcade is a succession of arches, each counterthrusting the next, supported by columns or piers, or a covered walk enclosed by a line of such arches on one or both sides.

In a gothic cathedral the arcade is the lowest part of the wall of the nave, supporting the triforium and the clerestory.

Modern arcade walkways often include retailers.

Notable arcades








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