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Hvar Public Theatre

The Arsenal building, Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
23 Jul 2017
“Amazing and a beautiful place if opened”
18 May 2017
“It's Shut!”
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The Arsenal building, Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

What a curious place, I recommend checking out its story. However, as per 2017, it is closed to the public so yu can only see old photos and the outside. When they open, surely my rating will be higher

Thank Alberto J
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

It's hard to find it open. but on the rare occasion it is a sight to see, beautiful theatre - first closed theatre in the world, the place will take your breath away

Thank Kreso B
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

The theatre is shut at the moment for renervation which is sad, but it's possible to climb up the outside steps to get lovely views over the main town square.

1  Thank VeneziaNewmarket
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

This attractions is actually somehow closed... It is the oldest theathre in Europe and they just decided to close the doors and thats it. I checked photos before, it looked wonderful and I am so sad I didnt have a chance to see it from...More

1  Thank Lucie B
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Located on the second floor, the stairs up to the theater are above the tourist information office. It is on the end of the Pjaca, or Square, nearest to the" Riva" shore front promenade. The banners advertise upcoming performances.

Thank on_the_go_98765
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

Theater is under repair and over a week visiting there we saw no movement in getting anything completed. Outside looks like it will be a neat attraction to visit once opened again.

Thank GAretiree
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

I was eager to see the theater but there was some renovations happening so I could not go in. We went up the stairs and down again, that is all.

Thank marthamartha1964
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Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Is under repair at the moment very unique and old theater unusual because both the common folk and the aristocrats were allowed to attend the theater at the same time in the same location sits right on the shore in central Hvar

1  Thank Lowell B
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

It was a rainy day and we went inside because of the art exhibition. The theatre was an added bonus and is really quirky and delightful. Off the beaten track but worth a look and we made some fun photos.

Thank Zara23_13
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

Right in the middle of Hvar a very interesting place to visit, especially for those interested in theatre; small entrance charge

1  Thank John D
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