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Prokurative

Trg Republike, Split, Croatia
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Ranked #25 of 52 attractions in Split
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Brisbane, Australia
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143 reviews 143 reviews
60 attraction reviews
710 helpful votes 710 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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318 attraction reviews
379 helpful votes 379 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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162 reviews 162 reviews
51 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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