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The Brama Młyńska in Stargard Szczeciński one of two water gates in Europe.
The Brama Młyńska in Stargard Szczeciński one of two water gates in Europe.
Roshnai Gate from Hazuri Bagh(Lahore)
Roshnai Gate from Hazuri Bagh(Lahore)
The Amsterdamse Poort, the only remaining city gate of Haarlem, the Netherlands, was built in 1355.
The Amsterdamse Poort, the only remaining city gate of Haarlem, the Netherlands, was built in 1355.

A city gate is a gate set within a city wall. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (960x1280, 523 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: City gate ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (960x1280, 523 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: City gate ... The Mill gate The Brama MÅ‚yÅ„ska is an old city gate of Stargard SzczeciÅ„ski, in Poland. ... Stargard SzczeciÅ„ski (-Polish, Kashubian/Pomeranian: Stôrgard, German: ) is a town in Pomerania, northwestern Poland, with 73,000 inhabitants (1995). ... File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Download high resolution version (768x1024, 146 KB) Image taken by Guus Bosman myself (September 4th, 2004) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Download high resolution version (768x1024, 146 KB) Image taken by Guus Bosman myself (September 4th, 2004) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... De Amsterdamse Poort in Haarlem. ... Coordinates: Country Netherlands Province North Holland Area (2006)  - Municipality 32. ... A gate is a point of entry to a space enclosed by walls, or an opening in a fence. ... The defensive wall of Braşov, Romania. ...


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Africa

Cairo, Egypt has, in its history, had a significant number of fortified gates protecting both the inner and outer city. ... Inscriptions on the Bab Agnaou (click 3x for maximum detail) Bab Agnaou is one of the nineteen gates of Marrakesh. ... Marrakech (مراكش marrākish), known as the Pearl of the South, is a city in southwestern Morocco in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. ...

Asia and Oceania

On each side of the gate, large ramps accommodate running soldiers on horse back to the top. ...   (Chinese: 南京; Romanizations: NánjÄ«ng (Pinyin), Nan-ching (Wade-Giles), Nanking (Postal map spelling)) is the capital of Chinas Jiangsu Province and a city with a prominent place in Chinese history and culture. ... The Gateway of India as seen from the water. ... , “Bombay” redirects here. ... , Maharashtra (Marathi: महाराष्ट्र , IPA:  , English: ) is Indias third largest state in terms of area and second largest in terms of population after Uttar Pradesh. ... There are eight (nine) gates in Jerusalems Old City Walls. ... Marker at site of Rashōmon The Rashōmon (羅生門 or 羅城門 Rajōmon;the castle gate) was formerly the grandest of the two city gates of the Japanese city of Kyoto during the Heian period. ... Kyoto )   is a city in the central part of the island of HonshÅ«, Japan. ... The Walled City of Lahore, also known as the Old City, or Anderoon Shehr (اندرون شهر), is the section of Lahore, Pakistan that was fortified by a city wall during the Mughal era. ... Golden Gate The Golden Gate of Vladimir (Zolotye Vorota, Russian Золотые ворота), originally a tower over the citys main gate, was built in 1158-64. ... Seoul   is the capital of South Korea and is located on the Han River in the countrys northwest. ... Namdaemun is located in the heart of Seoul and is an area with a mix of old and new. ... Dongdaemun—more properly known as Heunginjimun—is a prominent landmark in central Seoul, South Korea. ...

Europe

City Gate is an alternate name of the skyscraper in Ramat Gan, Israel officially called the Moshe Aviv Tower. This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Motto Senatus Populusque Romanus (SPQR) The Roman Empire at its greatest extent. ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times. ... London Wall was the defensive wall built by the Romans around Londinium, their strategically important port town on the river Thames in England. ... Ludgate was the westernmost gate in London Wall. ... Newgate was a gate in the west of London Wall round the City of London. ... Aldersgate was a gate in the London Wall in the City of London, which has given its name to Aldersgate Street, a road leading north from the site of the gate, towards Clerkenwell in the London Borough of Islington. ... Looking north from a pedestrian bridge across Bishopsgate Bishopsgate, in the heart of Londons financial district. ... Cripplegate was a gate in London Wall and a name for the region of the City of London outside the gate. ... Map of London Wall, Moorgate and Moorfields, 2004. ... Aldgate was a gateway through London Wall to the City of London, located by the East End. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the  United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total 130... View of the city looking north-east from the city wall, near the railway station. ... Coordinates Administration Country France Region Bourgogne Department Yonne (Prefecture) Arrondissement Sens Canton Villeneuve-sur-Yonne Mayor Cyril Boulleaux (2001-2008) Statistics Altitude 68 m–206 m (avg. ... Holstentor The Holstentor is a late Gothic city gate, part of the medieval fortifications of Lübeck in Germany. ... Lübeck ( pronunc. ... Trier: The Porta Nigra, viewed from outside The Porta Nigra (black gate), a UNESCO world heritage site in Trier, Germany, is a large Roman gatehouse with two four-storied towers, projecting as near semi-circles on the outer side. ... Trier (French: ; Luxembourgish Tréier) is a city in Germany on the banks of the Moselle River. ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... Speyer (English formerly Spires) is a city in Germany (Rhineland-Palatinate) with approx. ... Motto: Within your walls be concordance and public welfare Rostock (pronounced // from Polabian Roz toc, literally to flow apart) is the largest city in the north German state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. ... City Gate - Bieb il-Belt as it is known in Maltese is the main entrance to city of Valletta. ... Valletta, population 6,315 (official estimate for 2005), is the capital city of Malta. ... De Amsterdamse Poort in Haarlem. ... Coordinates: Country Netherlands Province North Holland Area (2006)  - Municipality 32. ... The Waterpoort in Sneek The Waterpoort or Hoogendster Pijp is a water gate, one of two still present in Europe. ... Sneek (Frisian Snits) is a municipality and a city in Fryslân in the northern Netherlands. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Mill gate The Brama MÅ‚yÅ„ska is an old city gate of Stargard SzczeciÅ„ski, in Poland. ... Stargard SzczeciÅ„ski (-Polish, Kashubian/Pomeranian: Stôrgard, German: ) is a town in Pomerania, northwestern Poland, with 73,000 inhabitants (1995). ... Brama FloriaÅ„ska, Kraków. ... Wawel Hill, Old Town, Kraków. ... GdaÅ„sk ( ; IPA: ), also known by its German name Danzig ( ) and several other names, is the sixth-largest city in Poland and is Polands principal seaport and the capital of the Pomeranian Voivodeship. ... A modern crawler type derrick crane with outriggers. ... Puerta del Sol, from left to right, the House of the Post Office, Calle Mayor and the statue of Charles III The Puerta del Sol (Spanish for Sun Gate) is one of the most well known and busiest places in Madrid. ... Motto: (Spanish for From Madrid to Heaven) Location Coordinates: , Country Spain Autonomous Community Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid Province Madrid Administrative Divisions 21 Neighborhoods 127 Founded 9th century Government  - Mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón (PP) Area  - Land 607 km² (234. ... The Basel City Walls are a former complex of walls in the central part of the Swiss city of Basel. ... Basel (British English traditionally: Basle and more recently Basel , German: , French: , Italian: ) is Switzerlands third most populous city (166,563 inhabitants (2004); 690,000 inhabitants in the metropolitan area stretching across the immediate cantonal and national boundaries made Basel Switzerlands second-largest urban area as of 2003). ... The Golden Gate The Zoloti Vorota (Золоті Ворота, Ukranian for Golden Gate) is an historic fortress in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. ... Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted Coordinates: Country Ukraine Oblast Kiev City Municipality Raion Municipality Government  - Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi Elevation 179 m (587. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Ramat Gan (רמת-גן) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip, just east of Tel Aviv, and part of the metropolis known as Gush Dan, in the Tel Aviv District. ... City Gate is the tall building on the right Moshe Aviv Tower (commonly known as the City Gate), is a skyscraper located in the demarcated area of the bursa (diamond stock exchange) at 7 Jabotinsky in northern Ramat Gan, Israel. ...


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The Amsterdamse Poort, the only remaining city gate of Haarlem, the Netherlands, was built in 1355.
A city gate is a gate set within a city wall.
Amsterdamse Poort, a city gate of Haarlem, the Netherlands
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