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Piece of Rijeka History

I've been many times, and whenever I have visitors I take them to take a look. It is abandoned... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2018
danielsimac
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Rijeka, Croatia
Neglected and overrated

It should be a part of industrial heritage of Rijeka, but torpedo launching ramp is so now so... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
IvekFiume
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Rijeka, Croatia
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4 Dec 2018
“Piece of Rijeka History”
2 weeks ago
“Astonishing site of the old torpedo factory.”
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The launching ramp from 1930s is an item belonging to the closed torpedo production factory. It is proof of the technical inventive of Rijeka during this period and at the same time is an important world landmark of industrial heritage. The torpedo...more
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Ulica Milutina Baraca, Rijeka 51000, Croatia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place where the first torpedo was developed and made. Although it is almost derelict, it is still well worth seeing, although you need to be careful as it can also be quite dangerous. You must buy their excellent range of teas!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

I've been many times, and whenever I have visitors I take them to take a look. It is abandoned, decrepit, probably even dangerous, and if that didn't sell it, it is a piece of world history as the place where the first torpedo was developed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank danielsimac
Reviewed 20 July 2017

It should be a part of industrial heritage of Rijeka, but torpedo launching ramp is so now so ruined that is too dangerous to walk around. It is a site of the original launching station ramp where the torpedos were tested. They were produced in...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank IvekFiume
Reviewed 20 March 2017

So the old Torpedo-launching ramp is not in the best condition,but for sure that doesnt effect the sunset and the complete feeling of waves and light wind. Great place for couples and groups of friends.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Luksha27102001
Reviewed 1 November 2016

One of the first torpedo launching ramp on tje World is today in very poor state. All builds and ramps are devastated. There are nothing for sightsee.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Milivoj F
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Okay, it is not your usual tourist site but that's what I loved about it. You need to discover it, rather hard to find. Once you are there you really feel like you found something, it is a great sight if you are into ruins.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank eeervin3
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Navication: Ulica Milutina baraca 19. Near bosch car service. Walk underneath what looks like a factory gate entrance and keep left. Walk 100 m left.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Frouke L
Reviewed 3 May 2016

First of all i m supraised that Tripadvisor knows about this place because meny people from Rijeka never heard for it. I accideantly found it one a few year ago when i have drive by bike trought Rijeka streets. It is situated of course on...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank rolingstone1
Reviewed 15 March 2016

If you are around take a look, it is close to the ex/future fish market. It should be made as a museum,although.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Albert C
Reviewed 23 September 2015

The Torpedo Factory is closed for years (and it produced tractors and other similar equipment), but the truth is that the torpedo is invented here in 1866, by naval officer Ivan Lupis and engineer Robert Whitehead. Sadly, there is little to see from the old...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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