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Address: The Arsenal building, Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
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Quirky and delightful

It was a rainy day and we went inside because of the art exhibition. The theatre was an added bonus and is really quirky and delightful. Off the beaten track but worth a look and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 August 2014
Zara23_13
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London, United Kingdom

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This attractions is actually somehow closed... It is the oldest theathre in Europe and they just decided to close the doors and thats it. I checked photos before, it looked wonderful and I am so sad I didnt have a chance to see it from inside...

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Thank Lucie B
Tucson
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Located on the second floor, the stairs up to the theater are above the tourist information office. It is on the end of the Pjaca, or Square, nearest to the" Riva" shore front promenade. The banners advertise upcoming performances.

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Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

Theater is under repair and over a week visiting there we saw no movement in getting anything completed. Outside looks like it will be a neat attraction to visit once opened again.

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Visalia, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

I was eager to see the theater but there was some renovations happening so I could not go in. We went up the stairs and down again, that is all.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Is under repair at the moment very unique and old theater unusual because both the common folk and the aristocrats were allowed to attend the theater at the same time in the same location sits right on the shore in central Hvar

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

It was a rainy day and we went inside because of the art exhibition. The theatre was an added bonus and is really quirky and delightful. Off the beaten track but worth a look and we made some fun photos.

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Thank Zara23_13
Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

Right in the middle of Hvar a very interesting place to visit, especially for those interested in theatre; small entrance charge

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Rethymnon, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2013

Do not miss this place of you are in Hvar. Small very simpatic teatre, first public european theatre.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013

Interesting place because it was a wet, windy day. Not much to see yet. Perhaps when the rehab is finished. For now, enjoy the balcony, it's free.

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Thank RRenard
glasgow
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

This is a fascinating theatre built into the huge Arsenal. It is a minature built from simple wood but beautifully adorned.

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