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Public-images-osm logo.svg historic = city_gate
Spaarnwouder- of Amsterdamse poort.jpg
A city gate within a city wall Show/edit corresponding data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto
Group: historic
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: de facto

A  City gate (or town gate) is a gate which is or was set in a city wall. May also be used for  gate towers.

Similar to gatehouse, but that are or were functioning as part of a city wall, are tagged with this key value.

How to map

Set a node at the center of the gate or draw an area along its outline.

Tag it with historic=city_gate.

Tags used in combination


See also


  • Historic place[1] Stadttor.png