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The main gate of the citadel, the IIIrd gate, is a complex structure depicting figurative scenes, battle fragments, captured flags, all inspired by the political and military environment at the time of the construction. On top the statue of emperor Carol the VIth stands above the prison cell that held Horea, the captai...
- The third gate of Alba Iulia citadel (outside), Alba Iulia, Romania (November 14, 2011) by Calin Suteu
(EN) | The most important and imposing of the citadel’s gates, the third gate, is placed in the middle of the wall curtain between the St. Capistrano and St. Eugene bastions and it is considered to be the main entrance. The edifice bears a great collection of figurative decors, battle scenes, weapons, flags and heral...