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Rector's Palace

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Address: Pred Dvorom 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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+385 20 321 437
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The building had been reconstructed several times by different architects over different periods of time due to damages by earthquakes, fires, explosions etc and thus it is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ricky Y
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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510 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building had been reconstructed several times by different architects over different periods of time due to damages by earthquakes, fires, explosions etc and thus it is a mixture of the Gothic, Rennaissance and Baroque styles. It is now the home of the history department of the Dubrovnik Museum.

Thank Ricky Y
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This amazing historic building is very attractive from the outside. It has a very impressive courtyard and interesting dungeons. Great part of the building is a museum. On the first floor the exhibits are rather average. To be honest, I expected much more. The temperature was very high in the exhibition room, because of open windows and no air-condition.No photos... More 

Thank Aly D
Washington, DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We didn't know that this place is closed for renovations until May. It is part of the Dubrovnik Card. We should have gotten a discount for not being able to see it!

Thank mango_eater
Vienna, Austria
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Its one of many attractions on Dubrovnik. If you visited Greece islands and Malta, you will not be impressed.

Thank Ren S
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Rector's Palace is a museum with lots of period items to see. It's also a beautiful building inside and out.

Thank Machka1111
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Interesting and tumultuous history. It served many purposes as the administrative centre and prison, the courthouse and the rector 's private quarters while in office. There's an interesting exhibition of chests and locks at the basement.

Thank eleniaggeliki
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

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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Reviewed 14 November 2016

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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Reviewed 11 November 2016

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

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