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Rector's Palace

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Address: Pred Dvorom 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
Phone Number: +385 20 321 437
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We found this attraction to be very interesting, for the building as well as its contents. Definitely worth a look.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this attraction to be very interesting, for the building as well as its contents. Definitely worth a look.

Thank Bette Ann P
Durbanville, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This old building was the seat of the Rector of Dubrovnik. The architecture is a pleasing mixture of late Gothic and early Renaissance. It now houses the Cultural History Museum (entrance fee).

Thank georgestof
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highlight of our visit - rare to have a full symphony orchestra in such an intimate setting. Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra were amazing - especially the featured xylophone and inspiring young conductor - with great acoustics. Not expensive for such a performance - don't miss it if you have the opportunity.

Thank David L
Victoria, BC, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This building has a lot of history and was renovated numerous times over the centuries. It even has old prison cells within it. However, most of it is now a museum and the exhibits are rather average.

Thank CoolCouple99
Warren, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This palace was the seat of government and home to the Rector. The palace is laid out with a stunning courtyard with a grand stairway to the public rooms on the first floor. Today, the building is a museum housing numerous collections and an assortment of period rooms preserved as they were when various Councils met in these chambers. There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This Museum is a filming location for Star Wars. Anw, this place is nice and lovely I have to say. And if you buy the ticket here, you can have another 9 museums i Dubrovnik!! Perfect for Museum Goers

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We end up in front of this museum after wandering about the old town streets of Dubrovnik. It was indeed a good surprise. And it is included in Dubrovnik card. The rooms are separated by steps and curiously arranged but the artifacts and cultural objects to be seen are very neat and interesting. A silver room encompasses Austrian silver complete... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The Rector of Dubrovnik was in office for 1 month and got to live in this palace for that time. You enter through the Gothic Loggia into the Atrium with a stone staircase up to the grand rooms on the first floor. Before you go upstairs, have a look in the gloomy and dank prison cells on the right hand... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

While you are inside the city walls, you might as well see it, but if you've seen other medieval houses in Italy, it is a little underwhelming.

Thank Amrel26
Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Beautiful historic building, must-see in historic centre. The building is nice renovated, but always full of tourists.

Thank Miloslav Z

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