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Pile Gate

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Ulica Vrata od Pila, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Reviewed yesterday

If you're going to Old Town, you can't help but see this impressive main entrance. There are both stairs and ramps to get down into the main Stradun. Be sure to stop and look at the exhibit about the war damage in Dubrovnik. Amazing what...More

Thank Luv2TravelFarNWide
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the main gate into the city and shopping streets. As you can imagine, it is busy with people constantly.

Thank CaliforniaEnr
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pile gate is one of the few reasons to venture over to the North-West of the walls (the other main interest being St. Lawrence Fortress). Unfortunately pile gate is bursting at the seams with tourists as this is the main gateway used to enter and...More

Thank Brad P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of tourists....but then again you are one of them. This is the main entrance to the walled city. There are a lot of people selling souvenirs, once you get through this main entrance it thins out a bit so that it is OK.

Thank Joan L
Reviewed 3 days ago

This gate is one of the most photographed parts of Dubrovnik Old Town and entrances to the Harbour - lots of nice restaurants and bars surround it.

Thank Livelygadabouts
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Main entry point for cruisers, buses, etc. Very scenic area just outside of the gate. Very crowded for shoulder season in September and during our several visits, there seemed to be a constant smell of sewer gas or stagnant water when you cross the gate...More

Thank Iamalpha
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of Dubrovnik Old Town’s main attractions and maybe the busiest main gate entry point. Recommend.

Thank packcal p
Reviewed 6 days ago

During your visit to Dubrovnik I am sure this is a location that can't be missed. You will definitely walk through the gates a couple of times. It is really beautiful. And of course... another Game of Thrones location. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank _Rocket-Raccoon_2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent architecture, you must keep to the right when entering and leaving because of crowds ..but there's always one muppet

Thank mikesad2behome
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through the Pile gate is feeling like going back 1000 years ago. Admire the gate and the old City. Do not miss it!

Thank Mark M
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August 23, 2018|
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Response from anniekelowna | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they would take euros. I do not have a cost, but don't feel it would be very much. I cannot help further as we took a bus to Dubrovnik then caught a local bus to the Pile Gate and it was very inexpensive.
August 23, 2018|
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Response from DawnandSi | Reviewed this property |
Most places only wanted local currency
June 3, 2018|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
I can't add much more to what others have said. But... From what I remember we did walk down that way. It is relatively easy walking from the Bus Stop down the main street in the centre of the old town, then at the bottom... More