- Chain at the Stone gate
Chain at the Stone gate
In the heart of Zagreb, in the Upper town, you can find a piece of British history. If we are to believe the stories, the chain on the palace at the corner of Opatička and Kamenita Street originates from Admiral Nelson’s ship Victory (in 1805 Admiral took part in the naval battle of Trafalgar). There is no evidence to support this, but it is easy to see the sequence of events and historical circumstances which would bring the chain to Zagreb. An important role in this story is played by the Austrian general Laval Nugent, who began freeing Rijeka and Dalmatia from the French occupation in the early 19th century with the help of English forces.
Category: Other attractions,
Kamenita ulica (old town), Zagreb 10000
45.815822, 015.974931 (45°48’57.0″N, 015°58’29.8″E)
GPS coordinates: 45.815822, 015.974931 (45°48’57.0″N, 015°58’29.8″E)
Address: Kamenita ulica (old town), Zagreb 10000
Chain at the Stone gate are located around 400m from the main Ban Jelačić Square (Upper Town, in Kamenita Street).
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do Lanaca kod Kamenih vrata koji se nalaze oko 400 metara od glavnog zagrebačkog Trga bana Jelačića (Gornjem gradu u Kamenitoj ulici). Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema Lancima kod Kamenih vrata koji se nalaze oko 400 metara od glavnog zagrebačkog Trga bana Jelačića (Gornjem gradu u Kamenitoj ulici). Hvala!
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