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Prokurative

Trg Republike, Split, Croatia
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Ranked #35 of 52 attractions in Split
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Brisbane, Australia
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141 reviews 141 reviews
60 attraction reviews
675 helpful votes 675 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

The Prokurative or as most locals refer to it Trg Republike (republic square) is I feel one of the most recognisable landmarks in Split. This area was originally a park that was devised by the French Marshal Marmount during the French occupation. In the 19th century, the park was ripped up and the Prokurative was built to resemble a venetian... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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340 reviews 340 reviews
217 attraction reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The architecture is marvelous worth a photo while you there at Riva. For me it didn’t fancy much. I felt the promenade is much more worth thn this square for a coffee.

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Vancouver, Canada
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100 reviews 100 reviews
27 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

You probably walk through this without even intending to. It was modeled after St.Marks in Venice. A nice place to have a cup of coffee and take a few photos, but this attraction wont take up too make of your time

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

I haven't been to Venice so far, so maybe that's why for me it is a unique feeling sitting on prokurative (= Trg Republike) and enjoying the sun and coffee while people are doing the same, or just passing by, visiting the theatre, kids are playing ball or tag on the square, cats are following their business... Somehow you can... More

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Split, Croatia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

At the end of Split's watefront Riva is a marvelous square called the Prokurative, which sits grandely up a few steps from the promenade. If it looks familiar, it is--actually a design based on St. Mark's Sq. in Venice. The original architect, a Venetian and lover of the city, was sent to Split and so missed his home city, he... More

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Split, Croatia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

Spacious square, built 1863 - 1867, often hosting concerts and cultural events. There are 2 coffee shops with outdoor seatings to enjoy the views from on a sunny day.

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