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Address: Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Home to the Maritime Museum

You can either visit the museum as part of the walk round the walls or, as we did, visit it separately. This is included on the Dubrovnik Tourist Ticket. The museum is on two... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Southampton
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McAllen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It is a very serious walk up the mountain. If you only make it to the church to decide that's all you want to go it is better than nothing and the view is fantastic from that point however after you reach the top and it's amazing ruins and views you are so happy that you didn't stop at the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The perfect stop on the walk along the walls, provides a good break to take in the views, and visit the museum inside on 2 floors. But I have to stress the views - the day we went the weather was warm and sunny, and this spot offers views on all sides, but especially looking down over the Old Town... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

You can either visit the museum as part of the walk round the walls or, as we did, visit it separately. This is included on the Dubrovnik Tourist Ticket. The museum is on two floors, chronicling the maritime history of Dubrovnik and the region. Lots of models, and paintings - many by captains of the time.

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Marysville, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The fort is interesting, but the Maritime Museum is overrated. If a museum takes less than 30 minutes to see virtually all the exhibits, is it really worth a fee?

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

St John's fortress in the south east corner of the old town is one of the main fortifications you pass if you are doing the wall walk. It houses the Maritime Museum and the Aquarium. Entry to the Maritime museum is beside a couple of rusty anchors and cannons. Entry is 35kn or you can get the 80kn ticket which... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

This is Saint Johns which is part of the walls not the fortress opposite Dubrovnik. It shows the level of in depth research some people do when they don't even know what landmark they are standing on. The fort has the Maritime Museum and Aquarium. It faces the marina.

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Had to pay 30 kunas per person to get in which allowed us to go up to the roof and admire the views. Don't expect a great deal to see or do in the fortress although it does from time to time hold plays

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Kingston, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

The museum is small, it has lots of paintings a few artifacts, clean and friendly staff.

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Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

We loved it and many people seem to forget it is included in the City wall price. We did it on the same day but a couple we spoke to never knew it was included having bumped into them the following day and mentioning it they went up with the tickets from previous day and entry was never an issue... More 

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Essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Well sworth climbing to she top to gaze out over the old city and for a great view out to sea

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Address: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Dubrovnik-Neretva County  >  Dubrovnik

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