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Very photogenic. Beautiful piece of the city's walls history

If you walk into the city centre from the station, or travel in by tram you'll pass right by it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tony36
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Crowborough, United Kingdom
City Gate

Not much to say about a city gate. There are inscriptions, seal and coat of arms you might find... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
DavidManchester107
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you walk into the city centre from the station, or travel in by tram you'll pass right by it. In fact there is a tram stop next to it. This Gate Tower is a spectacular sight. Do examine both sides though and note the...More

Thank Tony36
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Not much to say about a city gate. There are inscriptions, seal and coat of arms you might find interesting.

Thank DavidManchester107
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Even just a quick visit is fine, it's an interesting old town gate very near the market square. Add this as part of a stroll around the Alt Stadt which is in the other direction from the Market Square and the pedestrian walk zone.

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Reviewed September 17, 2017

This old city gate is very ornate on the side facing inwards but due to a dispute with some duke in the past the outside of the gate is just plain to annoy the duke

Thank Peter R
Reviewed August 21, 2017

For us it was rather an exit, not the entrance to the old town - but it was a pleasure to exit and enter it again ;). On par with same-type structures we have visited in the past, a must if you have not seen...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2017

This gatehouse is very interesting in an otherwise quite dull northern German town. I liked the Griffins that flank either side of the entrance. Worth seeing if you stop off on a cruise as was the case with us.

Thank gelias51
Reviewed August 1, 2017

The Steintor (Stone Gate) in Rostok is an example of how heritage can be maintained through attention to the preservation of historical landmarks. Bring your camera as it is picturesque, as is the building next to it.

Thank Craig C
Reviewed July 7, 2017

We went from Rostock Hbf station to the Neuer Markt, from there we walked down Steinstrabe ultil we stopped at the Steintor to take some photos and then we started to return.

Thank Mariana A
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

This beautiful historic gate house of Dutch-Renaisance style sits in the middle of the road and next to a tram stop not far from the town square. It is worth the walk from the square to see it.

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Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Interesting short stop on a visit to Rostock. Part of the old city wall. I asked my kids, to view it from both sides and guess who it was different. It is beautiful on the city side and very simple on the outside. My kids...More

Thank Frank S
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