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Address: Yesli Deniz, Famagusta, Cyprus
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Interesting place

Interesting place which you cannot miss if you will be in this area. Take the time and spend time in this place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Interesting place which you cannot miss if you will be in this area. Take the time and spend time in this place.

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Yesilirmak, North Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

what not walk around the whole of Famagusta's walls, just for fun, if its not too hot. Very enjoyable.

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Ankara, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Visiting this gate is free and it is quite close to the historical old town of Famagusta (just 4-5 minutes of walking). This gate itself is not a big deal but it is very suitable to take pictures of the old city. But note that the old town is to the west of this gate and if you go there... More 

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Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Porta del Mare is one of the two original entrances to the Walled city of Famagusta, the second being The Land Gate. It is built in italian Renaissance style, and is very well preserved. The Gate has a wooden door, above the door arch and facing the harbour there is a large marble bas-relief of Winged Lion of St.Mark of... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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75 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The views from the top are super and well worth the climb up the steps. I took some fabulous photos. It is near Other historic attractions so in a very handy area for shops, restaurants and just a lovely area of the city. Well worth a visit.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

The Sea Gate (Porta del Mare) is situated near the harbour and near the Othello Castle. There is a Venetian lion statue at the entrance. The best thing about this attraction are the beautiful views towards the sea and to the walled city.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Sea Gate was build just after 1300, during the construction of sea walls during Lusignan Period. It was reconstructed in 1496 by Venetians, as iti is indicated on its inscription panel. There is a rumor that Leonardo da Vinci had contributed to the design of the Sea Gate of Famagusta. It was the only gate to the port for 600... More 

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Scotch Corner, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Small walled town steeped in amazing history and full of character. Wallking around viewing all the sites within this area is a must and can be done in a day. Walk up on to the top of the old wall in the north of the city to get views down of the Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

A quick way into the city - the land gate is a much longer way round. Just watch your step when crossing the road as traffic to the harbour uses this bit. There's some great historical murals to distract you just there, too. A museum was advertised on the map, but we didn't see it - maybe seasonal. A very... More 

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Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We hired a car and went, parking we found just inside the city gates by the tourist information office and was free. The old town is easy to walk round in terms of distance. and we used a tourist book we had to guide us around. Beautiful old buildings sorry we didn't have more time.

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