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Reviewed 29 September 2018

Our walking tour took us to this historical site. The only remaining gates of the city combined with a story of a religious miracle. History of a devastating fire which destroyed everything in its path yet didn't destroy a painting of the Virgin Mary only...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Before I could take picture of this attraction, a nun and her assistant decided to change the altar cloth. They took their time doing it and instead of getting out of the way after finishing their task, they stayed longer and had their conversation in...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The Stone Gate is the eastern entrance to the medieval Upper Town, Dornji grad. This is a very old monument of the olden times. It is famous for an important shrine , which is a painting of Mother Mary which miraculously survived the 17th century Fire....More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

This is an interesting place to visit to get a sense of Zagreb and its history. A little chapel was placed in a very old fortified gate; someone was praying in it when we visited while others lit candles, and a school group was leaving....More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is a most unusual place that offers a historic and also spiritual space in the city centre. It is interesting seeing the devotion of citizens and memorials to the dead.

Thank Virginia G
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Funny how a lot of cities close off their key attraction(s) during the months when they are most visited! You won't be able to walk through this old city gate if you follow the signs directing you from the lower old town as it's firmly...More

Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Not too much to appreciate here from an architectural or decoration point of view. Perhaps you need to have a sense of religion to appreciate.

Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 29 July 2018

It is one of the most preserved historical places of old Zagreb. Inside the door, in the little passage there is a small chapel dedicated to the Mother of God of the Stone door - city patroness. Some people are praying right there. It is...More

Thank lelujam
Reviewed 3 July 2018

On a walking tour our guide took us here. Basically you're walking down a street that make a 90 degree turn, and in that covered turn they setup a church. You can even light a candle (for a small fee). I understand this was the...More

Thank elindoo
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This lovely and unique chapel is inside the fortified old town gate. You walk through it to get in. The portrait of the Madonna survived the great fie in the early 1730's and became te patron saint.

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