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Memorial Room of the Defenders of Dubrovnik

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Interesting little place of latest Croatian history

This isn’t precisely a tourist attraction, but rather a place to remember those who died during the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Berlin, Germany
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Simple memorial

We paid a visit to this small but poignant museum in the heart of the Old Town. It is a very simple... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 July 2015

I wanted to see information about the 90's war and how Dubrovnik was affected. The video that was showing in the War Memorial Room to the left as I entered Sponza Palace satisfied my curiosity. The display in this one room, which also included rows...More

3  Thank retireeVancouver
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This room is dedicated to people who defended Dubrovnik when it was attacked back in the 90s. Many black and white pictures of young people who died defending their town were on display.

2  Thank OdysseusNY
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We wandered in here one evening after supper and so glad we did. It's a very simple but highly effective exhibition. My husband and I were transfixed by the images of these (mostly) very young men who defended their City. It was captivating and maybe...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nicely presented and very moving tribute to those who lost their lives in Bosnian Coratia conflict in the early 90s. I'd highly recommend a vist

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This isn’t precisely a tourist attraction, but rather a place to remember those who died during the siege of Dubrovnik during the Yugoslav civil war in the 1990s. Every Croatian who died is remembered with a photo and a short description of the death, but...More

Thank holgerberndc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Memorial Room is free to visit and is within the Sponza Palace at the end of the main street. It is a small collection of photos taken after the bombing of Dubrovnik and of those known as The Defenders of Dubrovnik who lost their...More

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A one room memorial with a few items and many photos plus a looped video for remembrance. We do need to remember these times to help keep focus on a more peaceful future.

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We paid a visit to this small but poignant museum in the heart of the Old Town. It is a very simple photographic collection of the mainly young men who died trying to defend Dubrovnik in the early 1990's. It is very real as they...More

Thank stephen t
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is free. Just walk in and view the pictures of the defenders of Dubrovnik. Part of the history of Dubrovnik and a really sad part.

Thank kilaonig
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We came here two years ago and wanted to see it again. A very moving experience with photographs of the very young men who died while defending Dubrovnik. There are also photographs which depict the destruction of the City during the war. Every visitor should...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Man can be so cruel to man. While Croatia is not faultless in the wars following collapse of Yugoslavia, the Siege of Dubrovnik was cruel. Just think, every local adult you meet lived through this siege. The TV photos are devastating, the portraits of those...More

Thank KilianPaul
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This meorial has pictures and names of all the people killed to protect Dubrovnik from the Srbian regime

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