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St. Flora Gate
St. Flora Gate
When walking around town, go through the St. Flora gates. St. Flora was a saint to whom a chapel, once located above the gate, was dedicated. The gate was built around 1589 and decorated in the baroque style. Above the gate you can see the current coat of arms of the town of Labin and the Venetian lion holding an open book. According to the legend, if the book is opened, the city surrendered without a fight, but if the book is closed, the town fought to the end. Historically, the gate was closed overnight, and was guarded by two guards. On the right side you can see the former Labin coat of arms, made in mosaic.
Category: Other attractions, Old town,
Tito Square (old town), Labin 52220
45.085878, 014.122886 (45°05’09.2″N, 014°07’22.4″E)
GPS coordinates: 45.085878, 014.122886 (45°05’09.2″N, 014°07’22.4″E)
Address: Tito Square (old town), Labin 52220
St. Flora Gates are the main entrance to the old town of Labin (near the round bastion) at Tito’s Square.
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do vrata Sv. Flore to su glavna ulazna vrata u stari dio grada Labina (pored okruglog bastiona) na Titovom Trgu. 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 vratima Sv. Flore to su glavna ulazna vrata u stari dio grada Labina (pored okruglog bastiona) na Titovom Trgu. Hvala!
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