We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
This large gate must have been quite impressive back then. A kind of triumphal arc. Very interesting. Worth a peek.

The town gate remains (Porta Caesarea) is one of the best preserved part (considering its age) of... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2017
anacW3256HT
,
Moscow, Russia
Remains of a gate would be more accurate

The former main city gate would be very impressive if it were still standing. Unfortunately the... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2016
RobertAleksandrowicz
,
San Luis Obispo, California
Read all 6 reviews
All photos (12)
All photos (12)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good16%
  • Average51%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 21, 2017
“This large gate must have been quite impressive back then. A kind of triumphal arc. Very interesting. Worth a peek.”
Apr 15, 2016
“Remains of a gate would be more accurate”
About
The large gate, named picturesquely Porta Caesarea for its monumentality, was located in the eastern walls of the initial town, the Dyggve's urbs vetus. Both the gate and the walls next to it are evidently old. They could have been built at the...more
Contact
Solin bb, Solin 21210, Croatia
More
Improve This Listing
Reviews (6)
Filter reviews
4 results
Traveler rating
2
0
2
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
2
0
2
0
0
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed February 21, 2017

The town gate remains (Porta Caesarea) is one of the best preserved part (considering its age) of the oldest part of the city along with the eastern wall. The Porta Caesarea was constructed using large regular stones primarily for fortification purposes. It could have been...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank anacW3256HT
Reviewed April 15, 2016

The former main city gate would be very impressive if it were still standing. Unfortunately the arch is no longer in existence and it follows that the fortified parts above it have crumbled as well. The pedestrian side gates made it though and there is...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank RobertAleksandrowicz
Reviewed December 28, 2015

There's not much left of the porta caesarea. This is located in the southern part of the Salona Ruins and is part of the admission for that. It would be easy to miss as it's down a road past some fields. But the way is...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Bradley T
Reviewed February 21, 2015

You should spend a day or an afternoon in this Roman complex. It is not very popular, but nobody should miss it. I think Croatians should make it more public.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank David T
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Town Gate - Porta Caesarea staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines