If this is your fist time in Krakow you should approach the main square through this gate - it is magnificent.
About St. Florian's Gate (Brama Florianska)
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St Florian's Gate and nearby The Barbican are the only remains from the city's fortification many centuries ago. These fortifications have now been replaced by gardens encircling the old town.
Built in the 13th century, St Florian's gate is the only surviving city gate that was part of the wall built around Krakow for protection after the tartar attack in 1242. It was the main entry gate into the city and is a focal point...More
This isn't really an attraction. A piece of history yes. It's cool to see and is pretty hard to miss when visiting.
St. Florian's Gate is one of the symbols of Krakow, on your way from the Main Station towards the The Historic Old Town. The gate is a remnant of the 13th-century fortifications, which formed a several-kilometer strip of double walls, reinforced with towers and gates.
Passed through here while out walking at night. Unusual type of archway with a small grotto. Very busy but safe area
It is just a gate that remained from the old times (it was one of the mail entrances on the old city when the city was surrounded by walls). Of course you have to visit as it is 3-5 minutes walk from the mail square...More
Visited on Friday 6th October. After our guided tour we went for a wonder around and discovery this hidden treasure, recommend you do too.
Beautiful building and the surrounding area is fabulous and well worth a visit. The walk around the park surrounding the gate and walls is lovely and feels safe. Just make sure you take a drink with you as it takes a while, but worth it.
This is one of the few parts of the city wall still standing, it is a beautiful medieval building which would have been one of the most important entrances to the city it is at the end of Floriaska Street with the Barbican beyond it,...More