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Yekaterina's Gate

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Address: Brasov, Romania
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It's a gate

Well, I went to see this because it looked very cool in pictures. It looks cool in person, and it's old, but...there isn't anything more to it than that. It's an old gate near... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Atlanta, GA
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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Well, I went to see this because it looked very cool in pictures. It looks cool in person, and it's old, but...there isn't anything more to it than that. It's an old gate near Schei district, and it kind of looks like something that belongs in Epcot. Neat photo op.

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Aubrey, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The storybook looking Yekaterina’s Gate, which was the entrance to the old Saxon town dating back to the 1600’s is just a quick walk from the Black Church. It is charming and ads to the "step back in time" that you take while in Brasov. It is worth a visit while strolling through this magical town.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

One of the main gates into the old town and easily the best preserved. Its good for a photo op and there's a nice tea room nearby but beyond that its really just a landmark on the greater tour of Brasov.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Nothing special about it. It's nice to take a picture there to post it on facebook, there's also a chill park with benches.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Close to the Black church - a beautiful architecture. Nice spot on your walking tour of the town. Interesting history behind the name.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

If you are spending a day strolling around Brasov then its probably worth having a quick look at this, its only a couple minutes from the black church.

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Sofia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Our guide from Brasov free tour told us the story of Yekaterina and how Vlad Tsepesh (Vlad Dracula) fell in love with her, they had kids then she was killed by the locals because of her relationship with Vlad. And they built the gate giving it her name. The gate with its 4 towers was actually showing the visitors of... More 

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Timisoara, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The Catherine's Gate (Poarta Ecaterinei) was built in the middle of the 16th century in the place of an older destroyed access to the fortress of Brasov (so it's not that "medieval" as some tourist guides say). Nevertheless it is a great landmark of the city and is fairly easy to find if you walk 100-150 meters from the Black... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Yekaterina's gate was the start of our walking tour of Brasov. It is medieval and the entrance to the old town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

Very interesting city entrance to the old walled Saxon town of Kronstadt. There is an info panel in English on the site but no signs elsewhere in Brasov to direct you to the old town walls and fortifications.

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Address: Address: Brasov, Romania
Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Transylvania  >  Central Romania  >  Brasov County  >  Brasov

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