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Memorial Room of the Defenders of Dubrovnik

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Simple memorial

We paid a visit to this small but poignant museum in the heart of the Old Town. It is a very simple... read more

Reviewed yesterday
stephen t
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ireland
Very interesting

This was mainly a photographic exhibion dedicated to those who lost their lives defending the city... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Gordon T
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Reviewed yesterday

We paid a visit to this small but poignant museum in the heart of the Old Town. It is a very simple photographic collection of the mainly young men who died trying to defend Dubrovnik in the early 1990's. It is very real as they...More

Thank stephen t
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is free. Just walk in and view the pictures of the defenders of Dubrovnik. Part of the history of Dubrovnik and a really sad part.

Thank G A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here two years ago and wanted to see it again. A very moving experience with photographs of the very young men who died while defending Dubrovnik. There are also photographs which depict the destruction of the City during the war. Every visitor should...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Man can be so cruel to man. While Croatia is not faultless in the wars following collapse of Yugoslavia, the Siege of Dubrovnik was cruel. Just think, every local adult you meet lived through this siege. The TV photos are devastating, the portraits of those...More

Thank KilianPaul
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This meorial has pictures and names of all the people killed to protect Dubrovnik from the Srbian regime

Thank Endrit T
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This was mainly a photographic exhibion dedicated to those who lost their lives defending the city. Poignant and sober reminder of history.

Thank Gordon T
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Sad to see young men who have sacrificed and lost their lives, Many of them under 18 and truly dedicated to their country

Thank Wander_Lust1969
Reviewed 21 July 2018

.....they are real people and this little room brings this home with photos of the local men who gave their lives fighting for their homeland in the early 90's conflict. This area is beautiful to visit and a small part of anyone's time here should...More

Thank raggersparkin
Reviewed 30 June 2018

It is understandable that Dubrovnik wants to remember its recent war but I was a little surprised to find this memorial tucked into a corner of the Sponza Palace. All wars are cruel but civil wars, and this is really what the conflict of the...More

Thank Sus1952
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The room captures the human toll of the relatively recent problems associated with the break up of Yugoslavia. It features a picture of each of the fallen and has a visual of some scenes from the conflict when the down was under attack.

Thank Michael H
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