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Address: Ulica Vrata od Pila, Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Beautiful entry to the Old Town

Authentic and cool entry to the Old Town and Thorough Placa. Be wary of scammers that are usually gathering there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Authentic and cool entry to the Old Town and Thorough Placa. Be wary of scammers that are usually gathering there.

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Little Rock, AR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As others have said, this is the main gate entry into the old city. I don't really know how to describe it, because so many things come to mind. It's massive, and it's majestic. The architecture is amazing and it is just so historic. I'm not into Game of Thrones, but from what I hear, this is a spot where... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our guide was excellent (Ivana). She explained the signifigance of the Pile gate. She also gave us a glimpse of life (from the view point of a 9 year old girl) during the seige in 1991-2.

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Perth, Western Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful site to view and explore. Also, suggest taking the chair ride up the hill to view from a different perspective...and visit the free museum at the top of the hill - this was an added bonus and very interesting visit.

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Mosonmagyarovar, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The entry gate of the old town. It's monumental and brings you back a few hundred years in time. :) In summer season,it's crowded,but it's alright. You can get through fast enough.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is the door to the old town. When you cross it has a very good view and "Games os Thrones" details. They don't show you, but you can google all the places where the TV Show was shoot. In Croatia doesn't have free walking tour what made me said because I love to know about history.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most people enter the Old Town via the Pile Gate. Once through the gate you walk down some stairs and enter a further gate. The walls are 6 metres thick in places & were built in the early 16th century. If you go in Summer you can hardly see the gate due to volume of tourists.Go in Spring or Autumn... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's almost impossible to visit Dubrovnik without experiencing The Pile Gate. But some days it's easier to be distracted by all the tourists that line the bridge leading into the Old Town. This impressive city gate was built in 1537, and was designed to both invite and intimidate. As you cross the drawbridge, remember that the bridge was originally made... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is very busy here as most tourists enter via this gate, so take your time before entering to enjoy the view of the gate and the walls, but don't linger near the gate as you will stop the flow fo people, and be crushed

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

The main entrance of Old Town Dubrovnik. Located near bus shelter (bus stop : Pile Gate). Not so many people walk there during the winter, sometimes there's an old man sells fresh flowers.

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