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Public-images-osm logo.svg barrier = entrance
Archway between walled gardens, Greenway - geograph.org.uk - 191221.jpg
An opening or gap in a barrier. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: Barriers
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations


Useful combination

width=* maxwidth:physical=*

Status: approvedPage for proposal

The tag barrier=entrance defines an opening (a gap or hole) in a linear barrier=*. There is nothing to limit a passage through the barrier at this place, so access=yes is assumed. For entrances that are secured by a door, gate, or other means, use barrier=gate instead, even if it is never locked.

Possible rendering

Barrier entrance.svg suggested by User:Chrisana13.

See also

  • entrance=* — used in single nodes, and describes an entry to something, generally a building or enclosed area. Unlike a barrier=entrance (and like barrier=gate), an entrance=* might be (and generally is) secured by a door, gate or other means.