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Address: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Phone Number: 38520323887
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Cute little place

The Sponza palace was used for many things across time: as the treasury, as a customs office and warehouse, as the mint, a bank, and even a school. The city of Dubrovnik was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Sponza palace was used for many things across time: as the treasury, as a customs office and warehouse, as the mint, a bank, and even a school. The city of Dubrovnik was famous for trade, and there is a carving with an interesting quote in the Sponza Palace, which describes the honesty of the administration: "When I measure goods,... More 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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265 reviews
156 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is one of the most beautiful buildings in Dubrovnik. It was built in a style that marks the transition from Gothic to Renaissance. The top floor has some beautiful Gothic windows. The lower floor has a beautiful portico with Renaissance arches. The palace has a Gothic courtyard that is surrounded by arched galleries. The porticoed gallery on the ground... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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134 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

A spectacular Gothic-renaissance palace in the center of the Old Town. Housed a number of different government offices and institutions throughout the centuries including a customs house, treasury and others. Close to a number of other historic sites in the center of Old Town like the Rectors Palace and the Church of Saint Blaise, so convenient to visit. Well worth... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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352 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

One of the few original Dubrovnik buildings to survive a massive 1667 earthquake, the Sponza Palace is chiefly notable for its Venetian Gothic architecture, a living testament to the foresight of its builders. It's easy to appreciate from the outside; a visit into the rather dreary courtyard is necessary only for hard-core architecture travelers. A room off the main entrance... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The city has built in and around this palace, but there are still remnants of what it looked like. Much bigger than I thought & fun to do some shopping through it. There is a quartet that sings there and the acoustics are great.

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Los Angeles, California
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91 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

There are so many things to see in Dubrovnik that you need to choose what to see. The architecture of the building is nice and thats about it. Not worth to pay for the entrance. The upper floor is closed to public, you can only walk around the lower floor and the rooms are filled with displays with no English... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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347 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Beautiful building - worth a visit. We enjoyed the current art exhibition in September, but found the room with the photos' of the people who had died in the siege in 1991 extremely moving. All the information gave you an idea of what they had to suffer.

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Pakenham, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Wandering around the palace listening to our guide one could almost feel a sense of what it was like "back then". Another amazing experience and we take away some great mind thoughts.

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Middlesex, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

The cost of this was 25 Kuna per person. The outside of this was lovely and worth stopping to look at. There is an inscription around an arch which when translated means "We are forbidden to cheat and use false measures, and when I weigh goods, God weighs me." It used to be a Customs House. When you first enter... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Beautiful building. Great attraction. Not sure if it is worth paying in if you are on a budget. Amazing location for a wedding ceremony. The little orchestra played game of thrones theme. The registrar and her translator were really good.

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