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Sponza Palace Dubrovnik

Sponza Palace is situated on the north side of Luza SquareSponza Palace is situated on the north side of Luza Square

The Sponza Palace is one of the most beautiful palaces in the city. During the era of the Republic of Dubrovnik it housed the Customs Office, the State Mint, the Bank, the State Treasury and the Armoury.

The structure is rectangular in shape and encloses a yard. The building blends Gothic and Renaissance styles. 

Nowadays, the Sponza houses the Dubrovnik Archive, which boasts one of the richest archive collections in the world, the oldest document preserved in this archive dating from the year 1022.

Top 5 Ways to Explore Dubrovnik

1. Explore the Old Town from the City Walls

See the hidden corners of the Old Town from City walls and get to know what Dubrovnik has to offer. This is a great opportunity to take some amazing photos!

2. Visit Filming Locations of TV Series Game of Thrones

Transport yourself to King's Landing on Game of Thrones walking tour and hear exciting behind-the-scenes stories from your local tour guide. A true treat for Game of Thrones fans!

3. Paddle in a Sea-Kayak Along the City Walls

Get away on a fun sea-adventure and see the City walls from the sea-kayak while heading to the island of Lokrum. A unique way to experience the city!

4. Take the Panoramic City Tour

If you don't have more than 1 day in Dubrovnik, combine together a pleasant panoramic drive above the city (to get some amazing photos) with a guided tour through the Old Town. Make the most of your day!

5. Taste Delicious Local Food & Wine

Stroll down the ancient cobblestone streets of the Old Town, stopping to visit some of its great sights and to taste the local specialities over a glass of local wine. Visit 4 great restaurants within the City walls!

Today, it is also home to a memorial dedicated to the Croatian War of Independence The exhibit includes portraits of more than 300 defenders and civilians who lost their lives during the siege.

Be sure to see if there are any special events taking place in the Sponza Palace courtyard. With its excellent acoustics and elegant architecture, this area frequently hosts concerts, theatrical performances and art exhibitions. 

You could spend weeks in Dubrovnik and find something new to do each day. Here is a list of the most popular activities in the city and surroundings. 

For a fun and unique way of exploring Dubrovnik's Old Town, take part in History Outdoor Escape Game - we're sure you'll love it!




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