The ancient city gate of Zagreb is located near St. Mark's church. It is also called Stone Gate. This landmark built in Roman times is the only one left in the old city. The well-preserved ancient city gate is opposite to the famous Lottersack Tower, which was once part of the old city wall.
The ancient gate of Zagreb, also known as the Stone Gate, is located near St. Mark's Church. Stone Gate was built in Roman times and is the only well-preserved city gate in the old city. There is an iron gate in the passage of the stone gate, in which the statue of the Virgin Mother and the Son is worshipped. Old people passing by stop here to pray. There is a statue of a knight riding outside the stone gate. Don't miss it.
The ancient city gate is also known as Shimen. It's near St. Mark's Church. Shimen is the only gate left in the old city. It was built in Roman times. The archway under the stone gate worships the Virgin Mother, and the walls are engraved with words of gratitude from devout believers for the Virgin Mother.
The ancient city gate of Zagreb is situated next to St. Mark's Church, also known as the Stone Gate. The ancient city gate was built in Rome and is the only one left in the old city. It is well preserved up to now. Opposite the old city is the famous Lottersakota, which was once part of the old city wall. He still keeps a cannon until 12:00 noon, when it will sound, which has become a traditional walk to the main entrance of Upper Town in Zagreb. Shimen was destroyed by fire in 1731, but the portrait of the Virgin Mother and Child in Shimen was unharmed, so now the iron gate built by believers keeps it, so it is often seen that believers pray again.
Walking to the main entrance of Shangcheng District, it is said that the stone gate was burned in 1731, but the portrait of the Virgin Mother and the Son in the gate was miraculously unharmed, and then the believers built niches and iron gates for preservation. So we can see that there are believers praying here.
Behind the statue of St. George is the "Stone Gate" of Zagreb, which is not a simple door, but a deep and storytelling door. The door has a turning, and there is a statue of the Virgin Mother and the Son that once appeared. The portrait survived a fire. Although the frames were burnt down, the painting itself was intact. Believers feel that this is the manifestation of the Virgin Mary, so this picture is now enshrined here, is a very sacred thing.
a place where locals come to pray or relax. stone gate which used to act as the old town gates. now there's a small chapel inside.
What an interesting place! It's good to suggest that you all take a stroll and take a look.
The main entrance of the pedestrian street is very busy and worth visiting.