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Twin Gates of Pula
Twin Gates of Pula
In the past, Pula was surrounded by city walls and it was possible to enter it only through a small number of doors. One of them were the Twin Gates of Pula. The gates have a simple construction, and they were named “Twin Gates” due to two arched passages through which one enters. Adorned with three pilasters with capitals, the entire assembly is connected by means of relief wreath. On the arches one can still see slots for the landing of grids which served to closing the gates. The upper part of the gates contains a white marble slab on which the name of Lucius Menatius Priscus is mentioned, who provided funds for the construction of a city water supply. The Twin Gates will take you to the Archaeological Museum of Istria and the Small Roman Theatre. Right next to the Twin Gates, the remains of the octagonal mausoleum were found, which dates back to the 3rd century.
Category: Other attractions, Old town,
Carrarina ulica (old town), Pula 52100
44.870897, 013.847725 (44°52’15.2″N, 013°50’51.8″E)
GPS coordinates: 44.870897, 013.847725 (44°52’15.2″N, 013°50’51.8″E)
Address: Carrarina ulica (old town), Pula 52100
Twin Gatea are located in the old town of Pula in Carrarina Street, near the Istrian Archeological Museum (around 600m away from the Forum Square)
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do Dvojnih vrata koja se nalaze u starom dijelu grada Pule u ulici Carrarina, kod Arheološkog muzeja Istre (od trga Foruma udaljena su oko 600 metara). 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 Dvojnim vratima koja se nalaze u starom dijelu grada Pule u ulici Carrarina, kod Arheološkog muzeja Istre (od trga Foruma udaljena su oko 600 metara). Hvala!
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