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Address: Preseren Square, Koper, Slovenia
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Enterance to the old city of Koper

These gates are the enterance from the new part of Kopar to the old part of the town. The gates are places on Presern Squre on the other side of the monumnet and loggia. The... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
pul_luk
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Rijeka, Croatia
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Rijeka, Croatia
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

These gates are the enterance from the new part of Kopar to the old part of the town. The gates are places on Presern Squre on the other side of the monumnet and loggia. The gates are well preserved and worth to see.

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Swan Hill, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is the entry from the new to the old of Koper - the arch with it's decorations is kind of impressive, so many were built a long time ago, but not many left now. Worth a walk in the old town of narrow streets and old buildings. A step back in time.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

At first glance the last remaining entry to the old town of Koper isn't truly impressive. But it's where you step from the new to the old. Stop in the square and look. Outside the wall the roads are made and the buildings are modern; inside there are cobblestones, narrow alleys and old buildings.

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King's Lynn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We had lunch at the bar next to the old gate and sat a while watching the people walk past. There is an ornate old fountain in the square which is worth a look. The most exciting event for us was seeing a cat catch a pigeon, but I can't guarantee that happening while you are there. Still, its a... More 

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Modelled after an ancient triumphal arch, the gate was built by Koper podesta Sebastian Contarini. Today, the Muda Gate remains the only preserved city gate out of the former twelve. The Renaissance style and heraldic decorations, among which the sun is the most prominent, symbolize the city’s coat of armours.

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Australia
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

In the old town in Koper stands the Muda Gate it's one gate remaining from the city wall built around the 16 century also through the gate you see a fountain that looks like the Rialto Bridge in Venice.

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Thank Lee S
Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 412 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is one of the gates which remained with the original city wall. When you pass the gate you come to another world - middles age.

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Turi, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The Muda Gate is a Renaissance city gate in Koper built in the 16th century. If in the area, worth to see with the fountain.

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It is a nice part of the town with a good summary of its history. Hard to miss if you walk around the shore front towards the new shopping district. It's also close to a fountain and cafes, nice and relaxing.

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Peterlee, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Nice old medieval gate and entrance into the old town. The is a very pleasant square with bars, a fountain and shops immediately behind the gate.

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