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Review of Pile Gate

Pile Gate
Ranked #23 of 141 things to do in Dubrovnik
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 14, 2013

Go in the evening, after the cruisers have left or there is a HUGE traffic jam - both outside with busses and taxis and going through the gate, especially getting OUT. it was like leaving a rock concert at noon at the gate. Just hoards of tourists blocking the gate, people yelling at each other and the cops. The walled city has tens of thousands of tourists every day, and only two small gates - you figure it out. We were there with three cruise ships in port. We were told there are as many as 14 in port sometimes. In the evening, after 4, or before 9, we just walked in and out. Much better.

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Reviewed July 9, 2013

You should definitely go to Pile gate while visiting Dubrovnik! Amazing architecture which prepares you for what will follow, entering the monumental Old city. You'll wonder where all the knights are gone?

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Reviewed July 8, 2013

I can't not say that this was good - it's a big deal after all - but it's just the entrance to the city, and a little hard to really see, especially with the floods of people coming in off the darned (sorry!) cruise ships...

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Reviewed July 4, 2013

The gate is the main entrance to Dubrovnik. A small bridge and gardens on both side make it more beautiful. I the evening there are two costumed guards stationed here for photo ops. Unfortunately there are so many people coming though here that there is rarely a time for a pure shot of the gate.

The gate is well lit at night for photos. Just inside the gate there is an audio guide of the town available and at night girls selling roses for lovers perch themselves here. It is also a nice place to sit and watch all the people coming and going.

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Reviewed July 2, 2013

..... Into one of the most fabulous towns in the world.
Go, see for yourself, walk the walls its a must destination.

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