Město Polička

8. Cross Section of the Fortification

is sufficiently instructive and we wish you a lovely walk along the strip marked in the pavement. 

The Gate-House Street – the name of the street reminds us of a passage in the walls intended for pedestrians. In the oldest period, there was no passage here and only when the second moat was dug, a gate house was probably set up to allow access to the earth rampart.  

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  • The maps from 1839 and 1897 with the remains of water moats