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Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata) Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was looking for Stonegate, and came across this chapel/place of warship. Very solemn, and simple, and spiritual. The gate, his self, was somewhat underwhelming, but has historical significance.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank CharlieinTexas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The history of the fire & the apparition of The Virgin Mary who was credited with saving the gateway following the fires of 1731 ( ... I think that detail is correct) still holds a place for Thanksgiving. The Archway is a chapel or shrine...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Graham S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Stone Gate (Archway) is one of the four original entries into walled Lower Town and still in use. It is believed that when a disastrous fire in 1731 destroyed the town, a vision of Virgin Mary was seen the burnt Ash at this entry....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well I do know the miraculous story behind the paintings in the small chapel in the gate, but that's not the thing that interests me the most. I just like making a stop here to watch how people behave walking through, stopping for a short...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MosseTurku
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The story behind this sacred place is unbelievable. Lots of people praying and is a tribute to the power of prayer. A must is to read the history of why it is so reverend though. quite beautiful

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JFamilyBNE
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This gate uphill has Virgin Mary painting that was only thing that survived last fire and since than it is place of worship by many

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jambolaja
Reviewed 14 October 2019

a little sanctuary to say a prayer under a stone bridge/gateway. there were a couple of wooden benches and candles to light.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank koabug
Reviewed 8 October 2019

Situated as you pass through on of the gates into the upper town. Take the time to also look at all the tiles which are on the walls.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Paul A
Reviewed 7 October 2019

allowing entrance to the upper town, the stone gate is intact since the middle ages, and includes some "anti-witch" devices at the top! most interesting the venerated image of the Virgin Mary under the dark arch, saved by a miracle from a devastating fire and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nolinice
Reviewed 21 September 2019

the last gate that is now a holy place, where you can pray, light candles and just feel the spirituality. Beautiful spot in the old town

Date of experience: September 2019
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