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UNTOLD STORIES - Sponza Palace

LIVING HISTORY

UNTOLD STORIES - Sponza Palace

Unlike the hidden gems around the Old City, the great Sponza Palace, also known as Divona, will capture your attention at the very moment you lay your eyes on it. It is one of the most graceful palaces in the city, through history also known as the energetic commercial centre, and the meeting place of the prominent members of the Republic.

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UNTOLD STORIES – The City of Stone and Wind

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UNTOLD STORIES – The City of Stone and Wind

The majestic city of white stone and red roofs rises from the sea, with the mountain Srđ on one, and an infinite horizon on the other side. For all these years, it has kept an invisible secret between its solid stones that only its citizens understand. 

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UNTOLD STORIES – Dubrovnik Maskeron

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UNTOLD STORIES – Dubrovnik Maskeron

The Old City of Dubrovnik is rich in architectural treasures - each different in its own way, signatures of ancient times that create its spark. Many of these architectural ornaments are out of reach, treasured in the Old City in numerous, unexpected locations. Have you ever come upon chimeric stone-carved faces on the ornaments of the Renaissance or on the building during sightseeing in Europe? 

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UNTOLD STORIES – Franciscan Monastery

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UNTOLD STORIES – Franciscan Monastery

The Franciscan order in Dubrovnik has a long tradition and embodies the Dubrovnik Republic's cultural legacy. The first known document which mentions this order, established by St. Francis of Assisi, dates from 1235.

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UNTOLD STORIES – Green soldiers Maro & Baro

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UNTOLD STORIES – Green soldiers Maro & Baro

Step into the fascinating history of Dubrovnik and immerse in the stories behind the city, its culture and experiences. Have you ever heard of the green soldiers of Bell Tower, Maro & Baro?

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Argosy  - the mighty Dubrovnik ships mentioned by Shakespeare

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Argosy - the mighty Dubrovnik ships mentioned by Shakespeare

Dubrovnik has a rich and proud history, one which visitors can soak up as they walk its magnificent walls and old town, and the Republic of Ragusa, as it was called, was an important – and independent – beacon of trade, diplomacy and influence for many centuries. 

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