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Located in top of Gran Rue, was part of Nancy's old city defences. The gate is from 14th century... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Manuel P
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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It's big. You get the best impression when you walk through it... From the outside it already seems... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
INKA97
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Located in top of Gran Rue, was part of Nancy's old city defences. The gate is from 14th century . Is well maintained both external as internal.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Manuel P
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

La Porte de la Craffe most definitely has some staying power, but the descriptive signs and welcoming committee seem to have fallen by the way side. If you’re in the area don’t skip it but a separate trip might prove a disappointment.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Gymmyball
Reviewed 2 January 2018

It's big. You get the best impression when you walk through it... From the outside it already seems to be huge. If you want to , you may visit the inside but only with a fee. In any case it's worth comming here.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank INKA97
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Parts of this imposing tower are apparently up to 600 years old and while it seems to be all that remains of the town's walls it's certainly worth a quick look, although it didn't seem to be possible to get inside it. It's in a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Just a wonderful example of medieval architecture...so close to the Museum, Church and Duke's Palace.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank SuzyQ76Sydney
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a great architectural experience. It is like a quick step back about six hundred years.a good photo opportunity.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank karenann55
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Just walk from front to behind this building, you can find many decorative on the wall. This door constructed by 2 different decade: year 1336 and year 1613. They made a restoration of this historical building. If you like historical things, don't forget to come...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank emmaella611
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The cityscape of Nacy is partly determined by this beautiful medieval building. It has been restored a few years ago and you are deeply in the city walls and the prison that was once there.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Eric V
Reviewed 5 July 2017

It is another gem to Nancy's history. The gate has a typical medieval-styled architecture, and it is located near the historic centre, the building itself and the building surrounding it are proof of Nancy's rich history. One can walk through the gate when the gate...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank manavdoshi50
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Quite a gem in a corner of the city. Beautifully restored building, nothing much to for or see apart from the architecture. But worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
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