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Pile Gate

Ulica Vrata od Pila, Dubrovnik, Croatia
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“main entrance” (140 reviews)
“old city” (214 reviews)
Ulica Vrata od Pila, Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Reviewed yesterday

The Pile Gate may be your first location in the old city and it sets the tone for the rest of the city. It is magnificent but can also be very crowded. (Our guide told us that it can take 1/2 in summer just to...More

Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed yesterday

Virtually nothing to see except one of the main entrances to the Old Town. The endless queue of cruise passengers boarding their coaches in time for their next on-board meal is to be avoided at all costs. They make access to the Tourist Information Centre...More

Thank CaradogBridgend
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth a visit to Dubrovnik to see ALL the gorgeous buildings, it makes you feel happy, it really is so beautiful..

Thank Linner2710
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's the west side entrance in the old city and mainly first gate for tourists. So there is so crowded with people.

Thank Sassasan
Reviewed 3 days ago

The crowds in this area are dreadful with large groups for conducted tours coming off coaches and various trips being sold it can be impossible to move .Getting through the gate can be a slow and frustrating task.The later you the better to avoid the...More

Thank Libby W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On our first night we thought the bus driver from the shuttle service was kidding S when he pointed abruptly to the draw bridge of the pile gate. The steps & ramps that lead into the narrow walk way were considerably quieter that night then...More

Thank My_names_KT
Reviewed 4 days ago

This entrance to the old city leads, via a drawbridge, down onto the Stradun. There is a figure of Dubrovnik's patron saint St Blaise above the gate. It is extremely crowded with tourists going back and fore. Also look out for cats congregating here!

Thank rebus10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure why this is a separate attraction, but it is the main entry gate to the old town city wall. It is a striking part of the wall. Most taxis and busses will drop you off here. The ancient city and the wall walk...More

Thank Steve Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Portal back in time to how things used to be. Nice looking entrance to an excellent city. We stayed within the city walls so was the first place we saw.

Thank Jalexscott
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entrance to the city great for a photo if not to busy, it's quiet an impressive gate before you go in.

Thank Skel2014
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Nicole H
23 October 2016|
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Response from Englisheric | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't help but you could ask the tourist information office just across the square 100meters
6 June 2016|
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Response from 67SYH | Reviewed this property |
We paid in Kunas. I don't think euros were accepted.
20 April 2016|
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Response from Linda A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I just checked my photo uploads, the majority are taken from ground level at the harbour side. The best views, in my opinion are from the top of the adjacent hill - access by cable car, or (as we did), a taxi tour.