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I just happened upon this and thought "Really? This is considered an attraction?". The history... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Janell S
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Bratislava - Slovakia - Laurinc Gate - No Longer Exisits

Laurinc Gate was one of the four major gateways into the old town when the fortifications were... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
SteveJacksonnufc
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Gateshead, England
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I just happened upon this and thought "Really? This is considered an attraction?". The history behind its cool, but I wouldn't go across town for it.

Thank Janell S
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

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

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Reviewed 19 May 2017

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

Thank Raymond W
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

The street which leeds to the former gate is full of restaurants, shops - nice. But there is no more gate, it was demolished already in the 15th century.

Thank 545medva
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

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. Nowadays...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

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

Thank GAN L
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

A very interesting symbol of the old gates, with the city's emblem on it. It's on one of the main streets in central Bratislava!

Thank Lewis S
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

An intersting idea, carrying the emblem of Bratislava, to show the position of one of the old gates of the Bratislava fortified old town

Thank BrigitteAttard
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

The city gate was destroyed so the town could expand. Where the gates used to be they suspended this reminder

Thank BillemonM
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Reviewed 22 October 2014

The place of the 14th Century Town Gate is marked by a modern looking Portcullis suspended above head height. You'll find it in Laurinska Street, Bratislava. The original Gate was pulled down in1778 so the town could expand. Worth a look when in Old Town.

Thank tezpil
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