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A fine piece of ancient architecture.

Despite a couple of negative reviews, I would suggest that this gate is worth a visit. It is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
johnhouston2
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Visit to Mechelen

This gate which dates back to the 13th century is a real landmark in the city of Mechelen. On... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2017
FLORIDA F
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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“A fine piece of ancient architecture.”
Dec 8, 2017
“Visit to Mechelen”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Mechelen, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite a couple of negative reviews, I would suggest that this gate is worth a visit. It is a large and attractive piece of 13th century architecture, and to describe it as just an old gate is akin to calling Hadrian’s Wall or Stonehenge a...More

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Reviewed December 8, 2017

This gate which dates back to the 13th century is a real landmark in the city of Mechelen. On closer look it is actually a very interesting structure and adds to the history of this very interesting and lively city. I have lived in the...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2017

Not exactly sure what's there to see in that. It's like ticking on your list another old site. There is nothing except an old gate in the middle of a crossing.

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Reviewed February 21, 2017

The old gate with two towers is theentrance to the old pictureque town of Mechelen. It is very impressive an reminds to the "Holsten-Tor" in the city of Luebeck/Germany.

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Reviewed April 19, 2016

The Brusselpoort ( Brussels Gate) is the only still standing old Gate of Mechelen. The building is imposing, easy to find but cannot be visited as far as I know.

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Reviewed January 15, 2016

Inside there is a nice museum. If you visit mechelen it's something worth the while. Takes aboit one hour .

Thank Paul V
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