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Address: Ulica Vrata od Pila, Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Main gates of the city

Pile gate refers to the main entrance of the old city. It was built in 1537 and in modern times houses the ticket office. Game of Thrones fans would recognise this site as the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Pile gate refers to the main entrance of the old city. It was built in 1537 and in modern times houses the ticket office. Game of Thrones fans would recognise this site as the area where king Joffrey was pelted with faeces by the people of king’s landing.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Not a great deal to see but provides a flavour of what is to come within the walls. Well worth reading up on the City history before you go.

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silicon valley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

It is a great place to take pictures, but can get crowded. You must walk it to enter the city from the side.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Very impressive entrance to the Old Town of Dubrovnik but tends to have a very disgusting smell as you are walking through it. Not that pleasant.

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The Pile Gate is the main entrance to the city and has been for many centuries. The Greek Pyle meaning Gate refers to the whole area outside the walls. Approaching the gate is along the stone bridge and wooden draw bridge, this being lifted every evening with great ceremony.The outer semi circular tower with its Renaissance arch was built in... More 

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Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Dubrovnik is already a fabulous town surrounded by its high walls but the Pile Gate is a very grand entrance to the west of the town. It has its gatehouse and a statue of their patron saint to safe guard the town.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Magnificent entrance and imposing gate to the walled in city. Try to visit in an off season month ie November thru April to avoid crowds and waiting in line to enter this fascinating vibrant city

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This is the gateway to the old town.From here u can see the Walls surrounding the town.On busy days it can be difficult to enter as u go down a wide staircase to enter the beginning of the town.

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Netanya, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This is a must for all tourists in Dubrovnik/ No tourist misses the experience of going to the old city. We went twice each day day and evening which is lively.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

this entrance as part of the walls is impressive. Unfortunately is very crowded around the entrance, bus and taxi , groups of tourists... it is annoying. Traffic is not well solved traffic, but object is a piece of history and a nice..

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Address: Address: Ulica Vrata od Pila, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Dubrovnik-Neretva County  >  Dubrovnik

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