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Address: Brasov, Romania
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Wonderful piece of history!

Do stroll through this gate and imagine the conquering armies in days gone by. This was the gate the let in the liberators!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
SueJennings
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Wells, United Kingdom
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Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Do stroll through this gate and imagine the conquering armies in days gone by. This was the gate the let in the liberators!

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Westfield, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

This was the original wall to enter the city of Brasov. It was the tower and part of the great wall built to defend the city from the Turks in the 15th century. Seven bastions were raised around the city, each one defended by a guild whose members, pending danger, tolled their bastion bell. We visited this gate in the... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

It's a nice place... you go back in a historical time... one hundred years ago and you remember what you read.... history...

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Falticeni, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Ecaterina's gate are one of the oldest monuments of Brasov. The gate was the border of citadel and everything that needed to be kept outside. From the Tampa you can see the walls and the gate of the old fortress.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

City Gate to the ancient Brasov City, it has lots of historical values. Visited this place as part of the Free Walking tour. Just few minutes walk from Council Square.

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

This old, fortified city gate is a nice part of your walk around Brasov. No longer used for traffic, it is well maintained.

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Goes, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

It's a nice sight to make photo's, especially beacuse it's easily reachable and repsresents a nice piece of history.

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Runcorn, Cheshire, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Not a place to visit in itself but an interesting and picturesque place .The gateway to the Old medieval town and an information board tells you in English a little of its past Worth a visit

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This is the only original city gate form the 16.th century. This gate was used, by the Hungarians and the Rumanians, as in the old city only the Saxons could live and have any shop.

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Vilnius
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

As a separate object, Catherine's gate is nothing special, though it is a beautiful building, well-restored, good place to make a pic or two. There is also an information board to read about it and a small park to rest – both inside and outside the gate.

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