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Old town gates
Old town gates
The front doors are a part of the castle Soardo-Bembo in Bale, and they lead to the old part of town. The city gates are of symbolic and functional importance for the city. They are especially equipped in such a way that in time of peace, they allow communication, but during the war, they are a strong defensive shield. All the gates built at that time (14th century), were set so that the entrances were very narrow, and the entrance roads had a sharp turn and suddenly changed direction. Above the door there is a coat of arms of Bembo family – the Venetian lion from 1445., and above the lion, there is a sundial.
Category: Old town,
Castel ulica, Bale 52211
45.040642, 013.786362 (45°02’26.3″N, 013°47’10.9″E)
GPS coordinates: 45.040642, 013.786362 (45°02’26.3″N, 013°47’10.9″E)
Address: Castel ulica, Bale 52211
The entrance gate to the old city are located in the center of Bale, across the municipality building; above the gate there is the Soardo-Bembo Castle.
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do starog dijela grada Bala. 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 ulaznim vratima starog grada, nalaze se u samom centru Bala preko puta općine, iznad ulaznih vrata nalazi se kaštel Soardo-Bembo. Hvala!
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