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Pile Gate

at the beginning of the Placa Thoroughfare (Stradun), Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Ranked #19 of 63 attractions in Dubrovnik
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Biggleswade
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

A beautiful entrance to the city. Fantastic restaurants with views of the Adriatic Sea. Can get a little congested at certain times of the day.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

This is a great place and worth spending some time walking around the moat to get better views. Near to where games of Thrones if filmed.

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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The city bus will drop you off right here. The Pile gate is huge and is the entrance to the old town with in the city walls. it was built in the 15th century adnd it use to have a wooden draw bridge, which was pulled up at night to keep out unwanted visitors but it has been replaced with... More

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Fantastic construction. As a defensive structure I can imagine it was extremely effective. A great entrance to a fantastic Town

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

as its the main entrance to the pedestreanised old town, its very much a thorough fare and easy not to stop, and take notice of its architecture

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usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

It is a wonderful piece of history and you are able to explore beneath the gate as well.A great entry into the historic Dubrovnik!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We were pleased to visit the homeland of a niece's husband`s family. AWESOME old city to walk about. We took the cable car up first for an overview, then came into the old city to walk about. Found an excellent outdoor restaurant outside the Pile gate overlooking the waters edge. Then bot tix to walk the "wall" above/around the old... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The entry is quite something. Steps and a ramp leading you down to the main thoroughfare. It opens up to a wide area for shopping and all Dubrovnik has to offer.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Full of character. It's very easy to turn back the clock and imagine merchants and traders from past eras making their way through this ancient gate into the city.

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Carlsbad, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Dont get me wrong. I love Dubrovnik. Absolutely beautiful city. Not sure why Pile Gate is an attraction though. Its just an entrance into the old city, its not ornate or breathtaking. Frankly - I dont even understand why the 2 gates have any kind of significance. You dont get to Dubrovnik because you want to see the gates.... and... More

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