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Memorial Room of the Defenders of Dubrovnik

Old Town Sponza Palace, Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Simple concept and premise they is very moving. As someone who was a child when the war took place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarah D
via mobile
Impressive and but common place for praising war and struggle

Memorial room of defenders is located in old town of Dubrovnik. It does not have any fee so the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anssi P
Oulu, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple concept and premise they is very moving. As someone who was a child when the war took place of brought back memories of the news and imagery. Sad to look into the eyes of all the men who died. Small and simple exhibition but...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Memorial room of defenders is located in old town of Dubrovnik. It does not have any fee so the entry is totally free. Two rooms have items and remnants that remind of the struggle in the 1990s Civil War, including pictures of young people who...More

1  Thank Anssi P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A first-hand reminder of the dread of civil war. It is uplifting because it also reminds us of the tenacity of people to withstand evil and rise to re-build their city.

Thank StravaG71
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Located in the sponza palace, the one room museum is dedicated to the defenders and fallen heros of Dubrovnik.. The photos depict what a waste of young lives.... Sad..

2  Thank alisdair t
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is just inside the doorway of Sponza Palace and is free to visit. Has photo's of all the young men who lost their lives and a video running of the war .... sad x Would not pay to go into Sponza Palace again basically...More

Thank lizBedfordshire
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Looking at the photos of the mostly young people who died in this war, it always makes me wonder why is it that conflicts cannot be settled without shedding life.

Thank Printwerks
Reviewed 2 June 2017

First day we tried to see there was a closed reception so since it's easy to go back by we saw the room the last day we were in the city. It's quite straight forward and appropriately memorializes those who gave their lives for the...More

Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Just a simple room, with about 300 photos and a few words. This is all that is necessary to bring to sharp contrast the reality of Dubrovnik then and now. The pictures are reminiscent of a school leaving book, dates of birth, ages and names...More

Thank nsno1966
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Walking round this room looking at their haunting eyes watching me really saddened me. They gave their lives for the city and country they loved. While we are in Dubrovnik enjoying our holiday we must remember what sacrifices were made for this beautiful place.

Thank Alixis
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Shows the break up of Yougoslavia in 1991 to 1995. How it is the youth of the city that are lost-what a waste. Some of the houses shown as fire bombed can be see walking around the alleyways

Thank K S
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