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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Stone Gate is the eastern entrance to the medieval Upper Town, Dornji grad. This is a very old monument of the olden times. It is famous for an important shrine , which is a painting of Mother Mary which miraculously survived the 17th century Fire....More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

This is an interesting place to visit to get a sense of Zagreb and its history. A little chapel was placed in a very old fortified gate; someone was praying in it when we visited while others lit candles, and a school group was leaving....More

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Reviewed August 10, 2018

This is a most unusual place that offers a historic and also spiritual space in the city centre. It is interesting seeing the devotion of citizens and memorials to the dead.

Thank Virginia G
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Funny how a lot of cities close off their key attraction(s) during the months when they are most visited! You won't be able to walk through this old city gate if you follow the signs directing you from the lower old town as it's firmly...More

Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Not too much to appreciate here from an architectural or decoration point of view. Perhaps you need to have a sense of religion to appreciate.

Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed July 29, 2018

It is one of the most preserved historical places of old Zagreb. Inside the door, in the little passage there is a small chapel dedicated to the Mother of God of the Stone door - city patroness. Some people are praying right there. It is...More

Thank lelujam
Reviewed July 3, 2018

On a walking tour our guide took us here. Basically you're walking down a street that make a 90 degree turn, and in that covered turn they setup a church. You can even light a candle (for a small fee). I understand this was the...More

Thank elindoo
Reviewed June 20, 2018

This lovely and unique chapel is inside the fortified old town gate. You walk through it to get in. The portrait of the Madonna survived the great fie in the early 1730's and became te patron saint.

Thank Kathryn T
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

In all our travels we’ve really never seen anything like Porta di Pietra. Literally built into the underside of a building at the turn of a street/walkway. When first we entered, there were no candles burning but we noticed the ceiling and walls absolutely darkened...More

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed June 5, 2018

The entrance to Old City Zagreb, hiding stories and legends - guarded by the picture of Mother Mary (said to survived the fire which burned down most of Old Zagreb), it offers a resting place for anyone passing.

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