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It's just a gate albeit a large interesting iron gate. However, go the Magma museum of iron (which... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
QuarryHillers
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An attractive feature of the towns history, it leads to a nice park and the library and a new museum

It adds to the ambiance. Follonica's Older section has many examples of fine iron balconies, etc... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2014
Summerinitaly
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The Iron Gate is situated in the central part of Follonica and you will easily find it wakling from sea on Roma Street. The Iron Gate is the entrance to the open museum of industrial mechanisms and anchors from 60-s of the industrial union Ilva.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

It's just a gate albeit a large interesting iron gate. However, go the Magma museum of iron (which is an excellent family friendly experience) in the park inside and it's history and importance in relation to follonica will be explained (along with many other things)....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have stumbled on this gate by pure chance, missing a turn on my way to our host. It surprised me by its size and apparent lack of purpose: a huge, quite elaborate gate on a very anonymous street, with nothing special in the back....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

It adds to the ambiance. Follonica's Older section has many examples of fine iron balconies, etc. the iron gate is just one of many. We especially liked the iron porch on the main church.

Date of experience: May 2014
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