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Public official and Poet

This is a memorial to Dubrovnik poet Ivan Gundulić and was erected in 1893. Gundulić was born in... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Dan L
Bunbury, Australia
On the 50kn note

Being a public figure it is quite fitting that he is overlooking a busy square, that hosts a... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
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Jun 19, 2018
“Public official and Poet”
Dec 13, 2017
“On the 50kn note”
This bronze statue of the famous Dubrovnik poet is work of sculptor Ivan Rendic, dating from 1892. The base of the monument shows the main parts from poets most famous work, epic "Osman".
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Gunduliceva poljana, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
+385 20 312 011
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

More impressive than Orlando’s column in the close by Luza square. There’s a few restaurants here but we visit every day to use the supermarket to stock up on cheap drinks (they are still expensive but cheaper than constantly using a bar of cafe).

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is a memorial to Dubrovnik poet Ivan Gundulić and was erected in 1893. Gundulić was born in 1589 and died at a relatively young age in 1638. He held a number of public offices but is most remembered in Croatia for his poems and...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

If you are walking around the Old Town you are likely to come across the central square, which often has a market in it. However, I wouldn’t make a special trip to see it.

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Being a public figure it is quite fitting that he is overlooking a busy square, that hosts a farmers market daily, with fresh produce, olives, olive oil, lavender and craft products. there is also a KONZUM, super market, is actually the best and cheapest place...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

The market is filled with people and all sorts of things to buy. In the middle of it stands the statue of this 17th century poet of Dubrovnik.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Our second visit to the Old Town of Dubrovnik saw us battling through large crowds of tourists thanks to the presence of four cruise ships in port. At one stage on our long walk around the Old Town we found ourselves in a busy town...More

Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I have never seen so many people all thronging along the same pathway.. And still the coach loads were arriving. Despite this if you walk through the northern smaller streets you get a truer flavour of real Dubrovnik and with a lot less people!

Thank ye12013
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Busy square with local produce and crafts for sale at market. The statue is well cared and has a nice design. I didn't know anything about this poet until the statue which prompted me to look it up. Square and statue gave an interesting history...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We visited/walked through this square several times on our visit to Dubrovnik. In the centre is a large impressive statue of Ivan Gundlic. On most mornings we were there we stopped to look at the items for sale in the small local produce market. There...More

Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The Square was built after the 1667 earth quake when houses on the location were reduced to rubbles. A statute of the famous poet Ivan Gundulic was erected in the square to commemorate him (he is not only a poet but also a renown statesman)...More

Thank Ricky Y
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