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City Lodge is located on the main square of Cres, the Frane Petrić Square. The City Lodge and its pillar of shame have been preserved to this day. It was first mentioned in the mid-16th century. According to historical documents it is considered that Cres had another lodge, which was located near the church of St. Mary. The today’s lodge with the pillar of shame was very important in history. Trade occurred there, contracts were concluded, proclamations read and offenders tried. Offenders would be tied to the pillar of shame so that people could spit and shoot on them. Offenders were most often thieves of sheep, goats and, etc.
Category: Other attractions, Old town,
Trg Frane Petrića, grad Cres 51557 (Otok Cres)
44.960137, 014.408037 (44°57’36.5″N, 014°24’28.9″E)
GPS coordinates: 44.960137, 014.408037 (44°57’36.5″N, 014°24’28.9″E)
Address: Trg Frane Petrića, Cres 51557 (Otok Cres)
The City Lodge is located on the main square of Cres, the Frano Petrić Square (next to the city clock)
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do starog dijela grada Cresa. Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema gradskoj loži koja se nalazi na glavnom creskom trgu, Trgu Frane Petrića (pored gradskog sata). Hvala!
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