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Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata)

Address: Zagreb, Croatia
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Zagreb Walking Tour
82%
Ranked #20 of 70 Attractions in Zagreb
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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267 reviews 267 reviews
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171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

At the present time, it is under external renovation - however, you can walk through it and experience the atmosphere. As we are not religious, in any way, we just literally walked through - did not light a candle, or view the shrine. I'm sure others will appreciate it much more.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Close to St. Mark´s church, there is a very nice place to light a candle and pray for the loved ones that is the porta di pietra. worth a look.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The whole story about "Kamenita vrata" and history behind it is quite interesting. This historical place is also incorporated in novels of Maria Juric Zagorka. Go, see it for yourself and you won't be disappointed. Light a candle.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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217 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The Stone Gate is not only a beautiful place to visit but a place to pray and reflect. You can light a candle in this peaceful place too.

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Pula, Croatia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One of places in Zagreb I olaways want to visit when I have a time. One small pray, one candel for someone. Peacfull stay for a few minutes in the midlle of a crowded city is something your Soul need...

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Zagreb, Croatia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

If you know the history of Zagreb and Stone Gate than you can see some beauty, but nobody write it down so tourist can read it.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 attraction reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is one of main spot when you visit Zagreb. Inside is picture of Gods Mother,who is patron of Zagreb,it is calebrated 31st May. You can pray here,light the candels.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We found this tiny gem as we were walking from St. Marks church back to our hotel. We thought it was just a tunnel/pass through in the road... what a surprise when we actually got there! There was no sign that we could see to indicate what we had found but my friends and I loved spending a couple of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Wonderful part of the city … a quiet beautiful historic site! Those who have interest in religious site will want to include it on your walk through Zagreb. Light a candle in memory for a loved one.

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Ancona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A few yards up the street towards St Mark's from the Stone Gate, attached to a low stone plinth, there are two chains. I've heard that these are the rudder chains from HMS Victory, placed there by the helmsman, a Croat, in gratitude for having survived the slaughter of the Battle of Trafalgar.

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