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The Gate to the Sea

The gate was part of the town's fortification and it was discovered a few years ago, believed to be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mariya K
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Sofia, Bulgaria
Nice seaview

Our hotel was located oposite The Northern Wall,so we enjoed the view over walls and sea. It´s nice... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Legaga
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Slovakia
via mobile
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4 weeks ago
“The Gate to the Sea”
30 Apr 2018
“Nice seaview ”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gate was part of the town's fortification and it was discovered a few years ago, believed to be right above an ancient port. Unfortunately, there is not a lot information about the site, but it's worth visiting even for the photo opportunities.

Thank Mariya K
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

...so, yes, it is an old wall. But there is no information to it, it's history or anything to separate it from any old brick wall you come across back home.

Thank Edik T
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Our hotel was located oposite The Northern Wall,so we enjoed the view over walls and sea. It´s nice place with beautiful view,but there isn´t much to do, so do not expect too much.

1  Thank Legaga
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The southern wall has been recently renovated and you can walk along it, by the sea. They have restored one tower and made it accessible too, with info inside and disabled toilets. Overall, I wouldn't like to push anyone round this part of the city,...More

1  Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We took some great pictures up here, wind was really blowing but scenery and views are fab for photos, next time will go back on a sunny day

1  Thank lilianaalessiapu2017
Reviewed 15 August 2017

If you like to enjoy the sea view, go to the Northern Tower and just watch over the sea and the island. I love the spirit and the views in the Old Town in Sozopol and totally recommend it to everyone. However, when it comes...More

Thank Kristina S
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Do yourself a favour. Take a boat from port of Sozopol and visit the island. The trip is amazing itself but the views from the top near the beacon are priceless. Also the ancient ruins. And if you happen to be there in early June...More

Thank Yavour
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