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| Luza Square, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Reviewed yesterday

According to the legend in the 9th century Orlando and his boats, saved Dubrovnik from a 15 month long siege. To express their gratefulness, the citizens erected this beautiful column in Orlando's honour... However, that is just a legend...Orlando, or Roland how he is called...More

Thank alisdair t
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Neat statue dedicated to Dubrovnik's famous knight. Depending on when you go, it can quite easily be missed (we almost did when there was a market fair going on in front of the church).

Thank Arianne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Orlando Column is easily accessible in Orlando Column in Dubrovnik Old Town. The Orlando Column history is readily available in all guie books, and is well worth a visit.

Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on Luza Square, the eastern end of Placa (Stradun), the Orlando Column, a stone statue, reminds of knight Orlando, who helped to save Dubrovnik from the Saracens.

Thank CarlaColumna123
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The statue of Roland emphasizes the great age of the city of Dubrovnik. It has been here for almost six hundred years, standing guard over the square in front of the St. Blaise church. With his shield and long, pointy sword, Roland takes you back...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Erected on Luza Square at the end of Placa Stradun, the Central Street of the Old Town in front of the Bell Tower and St. Blaise Church, the statute is that of an ancient knight Orlando. A small platform was installed at the top of...More

1  Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed 1 January 2017

In Croatian and on the map it is Orlandov stup. Our historian and civil engineer both say the statue’s forearm was once Old Ragusa’s standard of measurement (512mm/20 in.). None of us brought a tape measure to verify even if we could get the tourists...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 December 2016

In the same square as the Sponza Palace, this column has the figure of a medieval warrior carved into it. Erected in the 15th century, it has become known as Orlando's Column and is a symbol of the freedom of Dubrovnik.

Thank georgestof
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Orlando's column is right in the middle of Luza Square. Erected in 1418, I have guide books that call the medieval knight depicted by two names: Orlando and Roland. Perhaps it's simply a matter of translation and they are one and the same. This is...More

1  Thank redeco
Reviewed 5 November 2016

At the foot of this statue in the middle of the main street you can find the primary measurement of length that was used in the Old City in the days of old.

Thank Richard G
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