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Memorial Room of the Defenders of Dubrovnik

Old Town Sponza Palace, Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Interesting

Learn about the history of Dubrovnik and the role played by the Defenders of Dubrovnik. Memorial... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
Brenda M
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Simple, Sobering

If you want to get a better idea of the local history and pay respects to actual humans whose... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
Neil_Yeung
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Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
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“homeland war” (18 reviews)
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Old Town Sponza Palace, Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

Learn about the history of Dubrovnik and the role played by the Defenders of Dubrovnik. Memorial room is at the end of the main street in the old town in Brsaije Street, Bottom left just before the archway out to the harbour.

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 19 June 2016

If you want to get a better idea of the local history and pay respects to actual humans whose efforts contributed to saving the city you are/were visiting, the Memorial Room deserves a bit of your time. It doesn't take long, as it's just a...More

Thank Neil_Yeung
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This display give one a good understanding of what the citizens of the city must have been experiencing during the war. The number of lives lost and damage to the city was horrific and it is a credit to the Croations in their ability to...More

Thank annerob10
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I can remember back in the 1990s seeing the seige of Dubrovnik following the collapse and break up of the former Yugoslavia on the news. At that time I never thought that I would ever visit the town. One tends to forget that such events...More

Thank Brucestewart
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

A very moving experience and evocative too. We remember the siege of Dubrovnik and this brought much of it back. This is recent history and we were glad we made the effort to go in. Extremely well done.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We spent an hour in the is Memorial Room, could have been longer. Hard to believe this is such recent history.

Thank alandjan2015
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Sad reminder what war can do to a city. Small memorial to the men who sacrificed their lives for their city.

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I found this a moving and incredibly powerful experience, I left deep in thought and looked at the city and people with completely different eyes and a new respect.

Thank Murray H
Reviewed 18 April 2016

As soon as we entered the room we felt great sadness at seeing the pictures of so many young people killed in the defense of Dubrovnik against Serbian and Montenegrian aggressors. There are some artifacts displayed and war images flash up on a television. A...More

Thank NHAnorak
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

As we were travelling in winter the war photo museum was closed and so this small tribute to the defenders was the only available sight for us to appreciate the attack on Dubrovnik which we sympathised with at the time. It has enlarged photos showing...More

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