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Zadar City Gate

| incrocio Obala Petra Krešimira IV e Ul. Ante Kuzmanića, Zadar 23000, Croatia
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“old city” (62 reviews)
“winged lion” (15 reviews)
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| incrocio Obala Petra Krešimira IV e Ul. Ante Kuzmanića, Zadar 23000, Croatia
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"old city"
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"winged lion"
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"great entrance"
in 5 reviews
"small harbour"
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"venetian influence"
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"triumphal arch"
in 4 reviews
"st mark"
in 4 reviews
"nice city"
in 8 reviews
"right hand side"
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"beautiful architecture"
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"roman empire"
in 4 reviews
"nice place"
in 7 reviews
"sea organ"
in 17 reviews
"walking tour"
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"cars"
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"fortifications"
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"land"
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Impressive preservation to have lasted the last 2 devastating world wars. Stone appeared old, despite some signs of restorations.

Thank Chuxi_China
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

I loved the old town in Zadar. Its a reminder of the roman empire and should be examined throughly. Theres a plaza and some stores and restaurants.

Thank Mari H
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The lion with the wing is to symbolise St Mark and the open book implies the city sovereignty. It’s also knows the Land Gate.

Thank Erico2709
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

The winged lion above the gate reveals the Influence of Venice on this beautiful Renaissance city. The city gate also conveys the vibe and charm of an old European city.

Thank DolceVita_9
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

That was a great sight ! Very old and beautiful ! Love love love history ! Took a lot of pictures of it ! Nice little sight

Thank MaxMarit
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

These city gates are impressive connection of city walls, a great piece of Venetian architecture. Same architect did a fortress St Nicholas in Šibenik and one similar gates in Greece. At the time, these gates were considered as “monumental architecture” in this part of Europe....More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Loved walking about the old city, viewing the ruins, the sea organ and the greeting to the sun with a stop for coffee at an outdoor cafe. A very comfortable walking city.

Thank MaryLS
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Like most of towns on Dalmation coast this city gate is part of the wall surrounding the city for protection. Not terribly impressive wall on other side but this Venetian influenced arch is very nice. The decorations are well recognized and well preserved.

Thank FrankDiB
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Is not the brandeburg gate but is nice to see some of venice culture in Zadar,with the lion on the front...The front is nice but inside the gate,the wall is just old concrete no pictures or statue...

Thank StjepanCRO
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

For those who have been to Verona, or Padova, or saw the fort in front of Lido on the Venetian lagoon, or even some fortifications in Crete and Cyprus this city gate is recognizably Venetian, and it leads into what remains of the beautiful old...More

Thank Giò Lombardo N
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732Pat
28 December 2015|
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Response from Sander0001 |
The walk from the terminal to the city is about 7miles. We where there with royal caribbean they had shuttles to the city (12usd)
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732Pat
28 December 2015|
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you cannot walk. We booked a Taxi to the KRKA - waterfalls - 45 minutes. Special price: 35 EUR because we were a group by 11 Person. There you can only pay in Kunars, the local money, for the entrance (110 kunar for the bus... More
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