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Address: Ulica Vrata od Pila, Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Dubrovnik Old Town Walking Tour

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Best way to enter the Old Town

A wonderful way to experience the atmosphere of the Old Town for the first time. Walking down and seeing the Stradun (main street) for the first time was a moment to savour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

A wonderful way to experience the atmosphere of the Old Town for the first time. Walking down and seeing the Stradun (main street) for the first time was a moment to savour.

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Croydon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is the entrance to the Old Town. Some excavation work is going on at the moment, worth watching as when we visited they found some old pottery in the soil. There are some steps down into the Old Town , I would take care if wet as it could be very slippery.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Pile gate tends to be very crowded by coaches, and tourist buses, but there are many friendly people offering excursions, and there is info center here. So, before entering the old city, this is where you can get all the tips and info you need.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Like the other gates to the old city this has a (now unused) drawbridge and a bridge - originally for the protection of the city. Although not overly fascinating in itself its part in the whole old town experience is great. We entered through this gate one day and the other - to the North on another day and found... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The Pile Gate is exactly what it says - a gateway through Dubrovnik's formidable walls. It's usually crammed with tourists! Enter through the gate and walk along the Stradun (main street) to enjoy the sights of Dubrovnik's old city. The gate is not a major attraction in itself, but is part of the whole impression of the old town.

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Mandurah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I had been to Dubrovnik in 1990 and was happy to re aquaint myself with the delights of this city. Sure it's really busy but that is part of the fun. Small roads and uphill and downhill makes for an entertaining day. Really enjoyed the hustle and bustle and the sellers. The most memorable was the guy dressed as a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The entrance to the walled city of Dubrovnik. St. Blaise overlooks the gate and is the protector of the city.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is the main entrance to the Old City and where the Cruise Ship shuttle buses drop off. It can be very busy, doing a shuffle just to walk with so many people around. Go on a day when there are no cruise ships.

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Kirchen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I don't think I would ever get tired of going in and out of this beautiful old city gate! Amazing - truly!

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I was taken by how small the entrance was, but then the city itself is only a few hundred metres across. Only a couple of minutes walk from the Hilton Hotel.

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