Walls of Piran, Piran

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Put one euro in the locked gate to access the stairs and climb to the top of Walls of Piran, offering views of the city and the sea. The three walls were built during the town's long history, and large parts remain well-preserved today. See the ruins of the first wall from the 7th century in the old part of the town. The third wall with its seven towers built between 1470 and 1533 is almost completely intact. As you explore the walls, look for the oldest of the eight city entrances or "gates," which dates back to the 13th century. Among other gates, pay attention to the city's best-preserved Gothic doors, constructed in 1483 by mayor Dolfin. To visit Walls of Piran and other attractions in Piran, use our Piran trip planner.
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  • Quite cheap entrance (€3), and gives you a very nice view over Piran and it's surroundings. Multiple towers along the wall. 
    Quite cheap entrance (€3), and gives you a very nice view over Piran and it's surroundings. Multiple towers along the wall.  more »
  • Very beatufiul and amazing sights from here. I think that it's a good spot to watch the sunset (it closes at 9PM) and the sun sets around 8:30pm (in august at least). The entrance costs 2 EUR for... 
    Very beatufiul and amazing sights from here. I think that it's a good spot to watch the sunset (it closes at 9PM) and the sun sets around 8:30pm (in august at least). The entrance costs 2 EUR for...  more »
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  • A must. The view takes your breath away!
  • Very good for a short walk

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