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Sponza Palace

Stradun 2, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
+385 20 323 887
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Stradun 2, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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"beautiful building"
in 5 reviews
"renaissance style"
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"state offices"
in 2 reviews
"pile gate"
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"old city"
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"customs"
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"gothic"
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"century"
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"treasury"
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"stradun"
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"arches"
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"placa"
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This 16th century palace is a classic mixture of Gothic and Renaissance style architecture. The square shaped building. The palace is now used as an archive of old documents of the city. Nice place.

Thank Prabir G
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Only the first floor was open when I visited. Don't know what else may be available upstairs... The palace is gorgeous and it's original features still intact-specifically the atrium courtyard. There is a very moving one room memorial to the Croatians killed in the Homeland...More

2  Thank lawrencenash
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Not a lot to see, ancient building and good historical setting. Good to learn about the local history of the building. I enjoyed this little oasis.

Thank suzmannikki
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Our son was married in this glorious little palace in June and it;'s hard to imagine a more romantic setting . Venture inside - it's small but perfectly formed - to take in the gothic and rennaissance architecture , feel the atmosphere and appreciate how...More

1  Thank 350hkt
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Yes its a nice building from outside, but thats about it.. Paid to go in, and was out in 15 mins.. It does house some nice pictures for sale, and a lot of old archives, many which on display are copies..

1  Thank alisdair t
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

A Must See when entering the Stradun in the Old City as it is one of the most beautiful palaces in Dubrovnik. Sponza Palace is an architectural mixture of Gothic and Renaissance style and was the seat of many state offices. Today the palace houses...More

Thank CarlaColumna123
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Stood at the end of Placa Stradun, this Gothic Renaissance style building was completed in the early 16th century. Don't misunderstand as palaces in Croatia do not refer to palaces for Kings and Queens, it was rather a seat for state offices including customs, bank,...More

Thank Ricky Y
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Visited on 16 Nov. A 16th century building. What we liked was the meaningful inscription on the wall, "Falsifying and cheating with the weights is forbidden. While I am weighing the goods, God is measuring me." (See our pictures) We saw some pictures of soldiers...More

Thank Jedai79
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

This early 16th century palace was formerly the city's custom's house and mint and looks splendid from the outside. It is now home to the Stae Archives and a Memorial Room of the Dubrovnik Defenders. The courtyard was being used for an exhibition of some...More

Thank CalBristol
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The architecture is beautiful but very similar to a lot of other buildings in old town. It's worth a quick peak but certainly not worth paying to go in.

Thank Tim B
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