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St. Florian's Gate (Brama Florianska)

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Address: Ul. Pijarska, Krakow 31-015, Poland
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Encircling the Old Town district, this 14th-century gate and its four...

Encircling the Old Town district, this 14th-century gate and its four towers are the remnants of the city's fortifications, most of which were destroyed at the beginning of the nineteenth century.

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Beautiful landmark

St Florins Gate is a lovely and well preserved building on the outskirts of the city centre. I found it very peaceful here as there are lots of trees around and little noise... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

St Florins Gate is a lovely and well preserved building on the outskirts of the city centre. I found it very peaceful here as there are lots of trees around and little noise, although I did visit in bad weather so that might have kept people away. Its worth taking in as part of a walking tour of the city... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This gate is the apparently the last remaining of the original gates (from what I could see). It is really hard to miss as you walk down the shopping street. I loved the painting of St Florian on the inside and the carving on the outside. The city has done a wonderful job maintaining this wonderful piece of history.

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Thank jehenson81
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous city walls in a very good condition from the middle ages. Respect for the polish citizens for to keep the history alive!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning view wonderful building and workmen ship there is a big square on one side and shops on the other.

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ancient gate is so beautiful, either side artists sell there wears, nip through it to see part of the Barbican or walk down the lovely shopping street Florianska

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your walking around the Old Town you are most likely going to see this beautiful Tower. In an area of outstanding architecture the tower looks amazing and at night very evocative. The amount of people who take photos is mind boggling and it's certainly a great focal point. Very easy to locate on Ul.Pijarska in a great area packed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst in Krakow, we went on a buggy tour around the old city area. Whilst on the buggy tour came across here, and the tour guide told us all about the history, interesting. Many people around here, and also people selling paintings that looked very nice. But didn't stop as we were on the tour. Would defo recommend the buggy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take your time and look at the architecture of this old city entry gate. This is remnants of the original city wall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

amazing view from the Avenue when you're walking and then turn around and see this, wow, a very beautiful tower,so typical. must see

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the various photo spots of Krakow. It's the entrance gate for the Old Town, in a busy area...

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