Pile Gate, Dubrovnik

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Cross the stone bridge to Pile Gate, a grand entrance on the western wall of the city's Old Town. Below the bridge, notice the green space that once served as the city trench. Renaissance arches outflank the outer and inner gates. See the two statues of St. Blaise, the city's patron saint. The interior statue is the work of the well-known 20th-century Croatian sculptor Ivan Mestrovic. Next to it, look for the old door, dating back to 1460. During the republican era, the city pulled up the drawbridge each night. Now, the gates of Dubrovnik are always open to visitors. Put Pile Gate at the forefront of your travel plans using our Dubrovnik trip maker tool .
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  • Pile gate was an interesting start to go into the old wall town Started walk round the wall from just inside the entrance  more »
  • Marking the western entrance to the old walled city, this is where most people will catch their first glimpse of Dubrovnik. Busses and other forms of transport drop most visitors off here, so it is na...  more »
  • At the entrance of the old town will pass a lot of people. We disembark at the bus stop near pile gate and headed for old town from here. Just inside the gate and ramp of stairs, almost came to a theme park where you like. I thought it was near the gate in Orange and a picturesque landscape.
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  • The natural starting point to any visit to Dubrovnik, this fabulous city gate was built in 1537. While crossing the drawbridge, imagine that this was once lifted every evening, the gate closed and the key handed to the rector. Notice the statue of St Blaise, the city’s patron ...
  • Much quicker and easier than scaling the walls. Also, the only stairless entry to old town.
  • Beautiful stunning scenery. Every corner is a treat for architecture geeks, history buffs and game of thrones fans.
  • The place where all the busses go. The main entrance to the Old town.
  • It's the best, I mean where would you see another king's Landing?

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