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Address: Stradun 2, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Interesting building with art exhibition in courtyard

This building is located at the harbour end of the Placa Thoroughfare. I think that we wouldn't have been interested in going inside if it had not been for the buskers... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2016
Livingston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building. But be warned none of the antiquities mentioned in the guidebooks are on display to the general public. All that was on offer was some non descript modern art and a memorial to the Croatian defenders of 1990. Rather a waste of 25kn each.

1 Thank Mandy261
Livingston, United Kingdom
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775 reviews
453 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 633 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This building is located at the harbour end of the Placa Thoroughfare. I think that we wouldn't have been interested in going inside if it had not been for the buskers entertaining passers-by outside. Once in we found that there was a collection of paintings on display, a temporary exhibition? At the other end of the spectrum there was also... More 

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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Perfect venue for our company gala dinner. Beautiful setting. Good food and great ambience. Luckily it was dry as the roof is open in the courtyard area.

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103 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

The Sponza palace was used for many things across time: as the treasury, as a customs office and warehouse, as the mint, a bank, and even a school. The city of Dubrovnik was famous for trade, and there is a carving with an interesting quote in the Sponza Palace, which describes the honesty of the administration: "When I measure goods,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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135 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

A spectacular Gothic-renaissance palace in the center of the Old Town. Housed a number of different government offices and institutions throughout the centuries including a customs house, treasury and others. Close to a number of other historic sites in the center of Old Town like the Rectors Palace and the Church of Saint Blaise, so convenient to visit. Well worth... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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587 reviews
184 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 329 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

One of the few original Dubrovnik buildings to survive a massive 1667 earthquake, the Sponza Palace is chiefly notable for its Venetian Gothic architecture, a living testament to the foresight of its builders. It's easy to appreciate from the outside; a visit into the rather dreary courtyard is necessary only for hard-core architecture travelers. A room off the main entrance... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The city has built in and around this palace, but there are still remnants of what it looked like. Much bigger than I thought & fun to do some shopping through it. There is a quartet that sings there and the acoustics are great.

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Los Angeles, California
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189 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

There are so many things to see in Dubrovnik that you need to choose what to see. The architecture of the building is nice and thats about it. Not worth to pay for the entrance. The upper floor is closed to public, you can only walk around the lower floor and the rooms are filled with displays with no English... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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465 reviews
164 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Beautiful building - worth a visit. We enjoyed the current art exhibition in September, but found the room with the photos' of the people who had died in the siege in 1991 extremely moving. All the information gave you an idea of what they had to suffer.

Thank mary r
Pakenham, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Wandering around the palace listening to our guide one could almost feel a sense of what it was like "back then". Another amazing experience and we take away some great mind thoughts.

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