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Yekaterina's Gate

Brasov, Romania
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Ranked #13 of 28 attractions in Brasov
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Sites
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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166 reviews 166 reviews
96 attraction reviews
590 helpful votes 590 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

this is the only original city gate that survided in time. Very impresive are the four small corner turrets, this makes the gate look unreal .... or like in a fairytale. You have to see this, and is very close to the city center.

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Brasov, Romania
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87 reviews 87 reviews
62 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

It looks nice after the restoration, but the air of medieval building has been lost. One of the nicest medieval Gates in Transylvania.

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Bucharest, Romania
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333 reviews 333 reviews
284 attraction reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

The Ecaterina's Gate is situated near The Schei Gate and it was newly renovated. The Gate was used to enter in the Kronstadt (Brasov citadel) in the medieval times.

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Hessen
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95 reviews 95 reviews
40 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

The Katharinentor (Ecaterina's Gate) is part of the overall very beautiful walled city of Kronstadt (Brasov). It is worthwhile in any case, to walk along the well-preserved ancient city wall. The Ecaterina's Gate itself is surrounded by a nice peaceful little park in which it is worthwhile to stay for a while, let the impressions gained to work on you... More

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Brasov, Romania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

It is one of the gates that was used to enter in the old town. You can see the hatchment of the city on it's main facade. It has a small park behind it.

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Manila, Philippines
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128 reviews 128 reviews
75 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Our first walking stop of the Brasov tour was Catherine’s gate and just before it the Poarta Schei gate. Catherine’s was like a miniature Disney castle built in 1559 and once the main entrance to medieval Kronstadt and is the only original city gate to have survived. While the more classical Poarta Schei, built in 1827, used to be the... More

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Worldwide
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Wonderful entrance onto Poarta Schei... Greatl location to grab a taxi or for walking around the old city.

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Brasov, Romania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

It s a great way to imagine how the town s entrance used to looke like, it is one of the main gates of the old town of Brasov (Kronstadt)

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Brasov
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Must see if you plan an evening promenade outside the old city walls

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012 via mobile

It was free, but there wasn't Much there. If you used your imagination, you could envision the city walls running each way in the middle ages.

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