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Pile Gate

at the beginning of the Placa Thoroughfare (Stradun), Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Ranked #19 of 61 Attractions in Dubrovnik
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

A wonderful gateway to a beautiful city. Always packed, but worth trying to stand and take a look at anyway before heading through it!

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Draper, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

this city doesnt look like much when you walk up to the wall and the gate but when you enter, the city will blow you away! really clean city right on the ocean... very cool place

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Just close your eyes and get through as quickly as possible- it's actually stunning but a horrible bottle neck of hoards of tourists and stalls

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The large gate takes you back several centuries to a place you have never been to . The city within is amazing , just getting past the hordes of people is the problem . I imagine on a cool evening everything would be much nicer. There is also another entrance through the city walls on the east side and very... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Passed through the gate on a Monday morning and wondered why they had staff with stop/go placards. Well on Wednesday afternoon I found out. It was a massive hoard of all nationalities with one thought. Lets get in all at the same time. Coming from Edinburgh we are more accustomed to forming an orderly queue. This was scary. If you... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

On arrival into the old city on our first evening we saw the Pile gate and,for me, it was like entering Aladdins cave. I had been SO looking forward to my trip here ,I was excited and I wasn't disappointed. It was much quieter than we expected which was great for our first venture into the old city,giving us more... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This place day or night is always busy with various nationalities going into and out of the old town. At night there are 2 guys in traditional dress standing there as you walk in with 100's of people taking photo's every second lol. Pile gate is the start to the old town with some nice views from the outside

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greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Pile gate is the grand entrance od Dubrovnik's old town.There is a stone bridge that you have to passed to reach the city and you feel that you are living many many years ago.It's always busy as it's the central entrance to the old town

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Catania, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

You can't miss the gate as you come into town (west side).The Pile gate is a beautiful, old entrance to the old city center. It has an outer and an inner gate, a bridge over a moat and a statue of St. Vlaho on the outer part of the gate. As you go through it, it's like stepping back in... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A fantastic marker. We arrived to the old town by bus, we knew we had arrived by seeing the gate. It was quite busy here being the main entrance to the old town.

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