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Address: The Arsenal building, Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
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Quirky and delightful

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2014
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

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

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 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.

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Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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

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Rethymnon, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Do not miss this place of you are in Hvar. Small very simpatic teatre, first public european theatre.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Interesting place because it was a wet, windy day. Not much to see yet. Perhaps when the rehab is finished. For now, enjoy the balcony, it's free.

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glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This is a fascinating theatre built into the huge Arsenal. It is a minature built from simple wood but beautifully adorned.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

This a very pleasant and interesting bit of history in the middle of Hvar Town, made even more attractive by the fact that it's entrance fee was inexpensive (which is unusual for many entrance fees in Croatia). We enjoyed our quick visit to this quaint little theatre and the kids liked pretending they were actors on the stage.

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Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

There is a 10 Kuna fee to get in which is about $2. When you look at it that way it's worth the visit. This is by no means a must see, but it's a little bit of history. We had a fun time taking silly pictures of each other pretending to be in a play because we were the... More 

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

It is must to see the famous theatre in big bulding - Hvar Arsenal - on town's main square. Thinking about people sailing from islands Vis , Korcula, Brac and Solta at the end of the week to see performance.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

When I came to Hvar i didn't know anything about it's history but than i read somewhere that it has the oldest public theatre in Europe. I think that it is amazing and that they should brand it more often in their communication abroad. I know that everybody considers Hvar as a great party destination (I am also one of... More 

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Address: Address: The Arsenal building, Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Hvar Island  >  Hvar

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