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Sponza Palace: Tours & Tickets

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Stradun 2, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Sponza Palace, also called Divona, is a 16th-century palace in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Its name is derived from the Latin word "spongia", the spot where rainwater was collected. It is now used to hold important archives. Located at the end of Stadun St. & next...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank LPLoveToTravel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This Palace located at the end of Stradun in Old Town is a superb example reflecting mixture of Gothic and Renaissance styles from 16th century. The Palace once served as customs office, bonded warehouse, mint, armoury, treasury,bank and school. Presently there is an exhibition named...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MadanGopalM
Reviewed August 22, 2019

A visit to the Sponza Palace is vitally important as documents from the 12th century exist here, including the original Dubrovnik Statute of State (1272) making this collection one of the most significant set of archives in the world. It also has a huge collection...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Marvin G
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

Sponza Palace is located in the top left hand corner of Luza Square as you enter from Stradun. Originally a customs house and mint, this collanaded palace survived the 1667 earthquake that destroyed much of Dubrovniks Old Town, and shows what the original architecture along...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank 92stem
Reviewed August 3, 2019

Located at a very strategic point : opposite the Church of St. Blaise , adjacent to the gate to to the Old Port , and near the Clock Tower .The beautiful building , built in the early 16th Cent. , survived the great earthquake of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank saul g
Reviewed July 19, 2019

This building used to be the customs house and the mint dating back to the early 16th century. Now it is the State Archives. I enjoyed it, not a lot of it is in English but you can get the idea pretty quickly. Cool building...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank finesilver
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

25 kuna entry. Not part of Dubrovnik Card scheme. The room of the memorial to the Defenders of Dubrovnik has a little in English and makes one think. Not much to be seen in the rest of the palace, but architecturally beautiful and has, currently,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 15, 2019

The palace is rich with Gothic architecture... however, all the war history is mentioned in Croatian language with no translation... The communication gaps draws away the attention and attraction from the palace

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank VishwaYatrini
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

We stumbled on this place after a long walk along the stradun and this place is situated at the end of it, facing directly on Orlando’s column. We tried to entry and luckily it’s free. This palace is a nice piece of Architecture. The building...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank funkydelicguy
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

We paid 25 Kuna each and after 3 minutes walked out; it is all in Croatian and there are no subtitles in English or any other language to explain what we are seeing. We asked for our money back and was told by the guy...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Kiemon S
June 27, 2019|
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Response from tsmarsco | Reviewed this property |
Try these websites, the tourist board, tourist info center, and Sponza palace wedding rentals: info@tzdubrovnik.hr , ured.pile@tzdubrovnik.hr, Try this search. Tripadvisor does not allow me to show the link. IT should... More
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