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“Stands Out” 4 of 5 stars
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Bell Tower
Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Ranked #42 of 119 things to do in Dubrovnik
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“Stands Out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Another fantastic piece of historic building within Dubrovnik. It stands out and any visitors to the location cant miss it. I must to see as many things are in the location.

Visited October 2013
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“Dubrovnik - Bell Tower - Focal point of the Old Town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

There are a few 'bell towers' within the City Walls but the real Bell Tower is at the eastern end of the Stradun overlooking the main square. Originally built in the fifteenth century the tower was aligned with the Stradun but damaged in an earthquake in 1667. This caused the tower to tilt and this leaning led to the tower's complete re-build in the 1920's. The original wooden bell and wooden figures that strike the bell on regular intervals had been replaced in the sixteenth century with metal ones. It is one of the finest sounds to hear the chimes every hour as you walk the Old Town. Keep an eye out for the clock which adjourns the tower as this is mightily impressive also being a single handed time piece. One of the city's sights to see which you can't really miss and you certainly will not miss the sound of the bell as the strikes come every hour.

Visited September 2013
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Gearhart, Oregon
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“Easy to see and easy to photograph”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

You get to Dubrovnik and there it is. It stands out from the picturesque city. You know there is a history. You appreciate it is there. We only saw it from the distance, of course.

Visited August 2013
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Amanda, Ohio
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“Stradums best sight.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

A most lovely sight in all of old town. The height of it is staggering. It's just a magnificent piece of historical architecture. A must see when in Dubrovnik. Next best thing to do is to go cliff jumping. Walk further into old town n find a "buza" hole in the wall cafe and go jump into the Adriatic sea.

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“Be sure to check out the clock”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Mechanical figures ring the chimes. The clock tower is a nice start to the Stradum (main Street) and adds elegance. Did not go to the bell tower restaurant which looked expensive.

Visited May 2012
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