Market Gate (Brama Targowa) is the landmark of Elblag. The gate is the only existing part of the original city wall. The construction began in 1319 and it was enlarged to the current height in 1420-1430. The gate was damaged badly in the World War II, but restored after the war. Today the is a terrace on the top of gate with panoramic view to Elblag old town.

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Lefty said 8 years ago
Very nice pictures. I have Elblag coin 2 zl that I purchased from RSM in Utah, USA. It is about a 2006 issue from Poland and am looking for information on city gate. thank you for pictures, explanation. The idea of Spotting History is excellent- now I can look for places in USA- far north, New York that few pay attention to..


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