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OK but nothing special

Firstly we couldn't find the palace as we couldn't see any signs & wasn't sure if it was the right place. The girl who took our money obviously didn't want to be there and wasn't... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Michelle081
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Leicester
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Leicester
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly we couldn't find the palace as we couldn't see any signs & wasn't sure if it was the right place. The girl who took our money obviously didn't want to be there and wasn't very inviting. There wasn't much to see inside & like many said its better from the outside

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not expensive but nothing to watch in it. There are only copies of old archives - in very poor quality. There is a room with a televison, but the films have no sounds Not any information about what we see. This building is interesting - but only from the street.

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Thank Noémi B
Palo Alto, California
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I guess that the experience is highly dependent on the exhibition that is going on. The courtyard is beautiful and worth the visit in itself. There was an exhibition of faithful replica of documents in the archives, from the 12th century. Not "only copies of old documents"... but incredible documents close to a thousand year olds showing how dynamic this... More 

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Thank TeoSza
Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

The palace looks nice from to outside and were expecting a lot for the displays inside the building. However, there were only copies of old documents and some awful paintings on display. Not worth the 25 kn.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

This is a fine building, built from honey coloured stone in the early 16th century with a ground floor Renaissance loggia and a Venetian Gothic three-mullioned window above, surmounted by a statue of St Blaise on the second floor. The building now houses the State Archive and should be enjoyed for its exterior rather than its contents. From the Square... More 

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Thank John L
UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building. But be warned none of the antiquities mentioned in the guidebooks are on display to the general public. All that was on offer was some non descript modern art and a memorial to the Croatian defenders of 1990. Rather a waste of 25kn each.

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 559 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This building is located at the harbour end of the Placa Thoroughfare. I think that we wouldn't have been interested in going inside if it had not been for the buskers entertaining passers-by outside. Once in we found that there was a collection of paintings on display, a temporary exhibition? At the other end of the spectrum there was also... More 

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Surrey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Perfect venue for our company gala dinner. Beautiful setting. Good food and great ambience. Luckily it was dry as the roof is open in the courtyard area.

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London
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

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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