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Michael's Gate (Michalska brana)

Neighborhood: Staré Mesto
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Address: Michalska 24, Stary mesto, Bratislava, Slovakia
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Stop, take a photo and move on...

Underwhelming :( Just like a lot of other "attractions" in this disappointing city... There's many more beautiful capital cities to visit before this one.

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Underwhelming :( Just like a lot of other "attractions" in this disappointing city... There's many more beautiful capital cities to visit before this one.

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Sursee, Switzerland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
52 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

It's a tower, with a passthrough at the street level. In the passthrough on the ground is a disk with distances to other places. Be sure to view the tower from both sides. The museum inside is skippable - not a lot to see and the armor is poorly displayed. However, there is an outside balcony at the top that... More 

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Athens, Greece
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The view up this one is soooo nice. Especially the very steep rooftops. You can see the castle, the bridge, the main square. Pretty everything from up here.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

A small walk around this gate is worth it. It's one of the entrance to the Old town area. You will have people playing music here and many restaurants, cafes located here

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

this gate is quite interesting because of history... but the only one thing that you have to remember is> if you are walking through this gate you should stop breathing for a while until you are under this gate and your wish could come true.....

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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147 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I cannot comment to much about Michael's Gate as my husband and I just walked through it to get to the church, it looked very nice from the outside.

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Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India
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24 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

An important landmark and reference point used by locals to point out directions or guide through routes. Cute little tower with a clock on it, brimming with old world charm. Get lost in the winding cobble stoned streets, admire the tiny bridge that you pass and beneath it a library that comes alive in summer! See it as a part... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This landmark is located in the heart of Old Bratislava. It's surrounded by cafes and shops. The structure is interesting to look at and photograph. It's just one of the many landmarks, great, but that's pretty much it. I recommend taking a few pictures and enjoy the area.

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

It's a lovely building that marks the start of the old town. Quite a landmark.Seems to be the dropping off point for taxis.

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New York City, New York
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Ok while you walk through you have to hold your breath and make a wish, which then is supposed to become true.

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