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There used to be 4 main gates to the old town area of Bratislava but the only one still standing is Michael's Gate. The portculis to the Laurinc Gate sits high up in the sky, just hanging there at the location it would have existed....More
Laurinc Gate was one of the four major gateways into the old town when the fortifications were built many years ago. Unfortunately as time passed, like two of the other gates, Laurinc Gate was demolished and is no more. This hanging portcullis is a representation...More
Anyone who has paid close attention to the city's coat-of-arms will recognise this as the porticulus gate which was once part of Bratislava's city walls.
It is a bit of local colour which shows where the porticulus gate could once be found, reminding people of...More
The Laurinc Gate is a superb and interesting feature of the Old Town.
Built in the 14 century this was the gateway to the Old Town but as the city grew the gate and city walls were demolished so as the city could expand.
Laurinc Gate, named after Saint Lawrence, was a medieval town gate in the historical Old Town, built in the 14 th century and demolished on the order of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria in the 18th century with most of the city walls. Today, a...More