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Michael's Gate (Michalska brana)

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Address: Michalska 24, Stary mesto, Bratislava, Slovakia
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Good focal point

Enntrance to the old town and a good starting point and point of reference once you start exploring tje smaller side streets.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

Enntrance to the old town and a good starting point and point of reference once you start exploring tje smaller side streets.

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Good to do this with guide as pointed out many interesting facts we would have missed .. Such as narrowest house, coronation prints in cobbles former moat/drawbridge presence etc

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

this was the main entrance gate to the old town. Full of history and worth a visit. Just 5 euros and takes about 45/60 minutes, entrance fee includes a visit to the nearby pharmacy museum.

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Topolcany, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Lovely area in the old town with great atmosphere. You can have a nice view and then walk surrounding old wide streets. I like it especially after sunset, when it is still busy, charming and packed with nice cafes and restaurants to enjoy evening.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is a site that you must visit while in Bratislava. Just walking up to the gate is awesome and you can see the tower from any point in old town.

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Inverkip, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Michael's Gate is the only surviving medieval gate out of the city's 4 original ones. Built in 1300 it stands on the top of Michalska Street and dominates the area with its 51 m tower covered with a green copper roof. It had several names in the past and many changes through the centuries. St.Michael's statue and the dragon were... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Michael's gate is very old historical building, one of the gate you could enter the old town in history. Now there is situated museum of historical weapons used and found in Bratislava. Museum is small, but after 3 floors up you can get to the top of the tower and have nice view :) And it's next to the Red... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Worth the climb .Great view from top all over Bratislava.Castle looked so near.Lots of artillery and weaponry

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Take the opportunity to see this lovely tower, and take photograph from lower down the street. Part of the great history of the old town. Take a guided tour, well worthwhile.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Its Historical significance aside, its a huge gate and a narrow street following up to the Old town square. Its full of shops on both sides and is paved in stone. About 10 mins walk at brisk pace from Bratislava castle. You can enter the old town from here (KM zero) and continue towards the Roland fountain.

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