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This is quite an unusual feature that creates a nice impression when you arrive in the old town... read more

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Old Gate Way

I just happened upon this and thought "Really? This is considered an attraction?". The history... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2017
Janell S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is quite an unusual feature that creates a nice impression when you arrive in the old town. Nice touch.

Thank the_bd_aye
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

I just happened upon this and thought "Really? This is considered an attraction?". The history behind its cool, but I wouldn't go across town for it.

Thank Janell S
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Laurinc Gate was one of the four major gateways into the old town when the fortifications were built many years ago. Unfortunately as time passed, like two of the other gates, Laurinc Gate was demolished and is no more. This hanging portcullis is a representation...More

Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Anyone who has paid close attention to the city's coat-of-arms will recognise this as the porticulus gate which was once part of Bratislava's city walls. It is a bit of local colour which shows where the porticulus gate could once be found, reminding people of...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed May 2, 2017

The street which leeds to the former gate is full of restaurants, shops - nice. But there is no more gate, it was demolished already in the 15th century.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

The Laurinc Gate is a superb and interesting feature of the Old Town. Built in the 14 century this was the gateway to the Old Town but as the city grew the gate and city walls were demolished so as the city could expand. Nowadays...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Laurinc Gate, named after Saint Lawrence, was a medieval town gate in the historical Old Town, built in the 14 th century and demolished on the order of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria in the 18th century with most of the city walls. Today, a...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed October 1, 2016

A very interesting symbol of the old gates, with the city's emblem on it. It's on one of the main streets in central Bratislava!

Thank Lewis S
Reviewed September 15, 2016

An intersting idea, carrying the emblem of Bratislava, to show the position of one of the old gates of the Bratislava fortified old town

Thank BrigitteAttard
Reviewed November 7, 2015

The city gate was destroyed so the town could expand. Where the gates used to be they suspended this reminder

Thank BillemonM
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