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Reviewed 3 August 2019

The 2nd of July , and still under cover (and renovations ?) . A bit disappointing , but the Luza square , St. Blaise Church , the Little Onoforio 's Fountain , the Bell/Clock Tower and Sponza Palace - do compensate . Maybe on our...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank saul g
Reviewed 3 July 2019 via mobile

It looks boarded up. But with about 4ft square enclosure, it’s anyone’s guess if the structure is even there or if it was hauled away elsewhere. There’s no notice if and when it would come back,

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank globetrottingYankee
Reviewed 29 June 2019

This column is almost in the heart of the old town and visitors will surely not miss it no matter which way you go to. However, in our recent visit there, it was under renovation (or reconstruction) and so it was "wrapped" up with scaffolds...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ZfyEd
Reviewed 22 May 2019 via mobile

The iconic Orlando’s Column in the very heart of the Old City of Dubrovnik is currently under reconstruction. You can hardly see it as the stone pillar is enclosed with protective scaffolds. However, you can get to know more info about Orlando’s column in one...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank funkydelicguy
Reviewed 12 May 2019

This looked like an important statue, located near the city gate and the church of St Blaise, but for the most part, it seemed to be used as the universal meeting point for visitors and tours, so impossible to get a decent view... hey ho...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank petesag356
Reviewed 20 January 2019

It is a small column but very nice way to mark an important space at the eastern entrance (clock tower) just in front of St Blaise

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EuropeanDiversity
Reviewed 31 December 2018

Orlando’s Column is part of Luza square at the end of Placa (Stradun) street near the City Bell Tower. This is the spot for public concerts and occasions. The form of an ancient knight – Orlando – is carved into the column. Orlando is said...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 25 November 2018

In front of the St. Blaise's Church is a statue commemorating Orlando. The column, erected in 1418, features armored knight Orlando who according to the legend, helped the people of old Dubrovnik defeat invaders in the middle ages and therefore helped Dubrovnik to remain a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 25 October 2018

A relatively non descript statue of Orlando who save Dubrovnik from the Saracens. One little 'easter egg' is the small line on one the steps of the statue. This line was used by traders to measure materials. Another attraction you will stumble across when walking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steviefull
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Orlando column situated in Luze square is not a standout attraction. It’s rather uninteresting and features the 9th century knight, Orlando holding a bent sword. Interestingly the platform at the top actually serves a purpose. It was used for public proclamations. These days the column...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from saul g | Reviewed this property |
Well hi there dear Connector.... Maybe when we grow up , we shall visit Dubrovnik again , and see the column , naked and pure !!!!! Till then , we'll take bites of our happy planet in other places. Be good , Saul G.
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