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During the outbreak of the plague and other incurable diseases, in 1377 the government issued a decree according anyone who lived abroad to stay away from the city. The decree was published in the Green Book. The Lazareti is composed of five buildings three hundred meters away from the Walls of Dubrovnik to the east. Before entering the city, newcomers had to spend 30 days (a trentine) in a restricted place (originally nearby islands Mrkan, Bobara i Supetar just off the coast in Cavtat) waiting to see whether the symptoms of the Black Death would develop. Ships were also isolated before entering the city of Dubrovnik. The quarantine was later moved to Dubrovnik, to Dance. After Dubrovnik, the quarantine was moved to Lokrum and Ploče and the isolation was prolonged to 40 days. It also functioned as a sea ambulance and sanitary cordon towards the mainland.
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Frano Supilo Street, Dubrovnik 20000
42.641758, 018.114422 (42°38’30.3″N, 018°06’51.9″E)
GPS coordinates: 42.641758, 018.114422 (42°38’30.3″N, 018°06’51.9″E)
Address: Fran Supilo Street, Dubrovnik 20000
Lazarettos Quarantine is located outside the old town of Dubrovnik in the Fran Supilo Street (around 100 meters away from the entrance to Ploče)
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas odvezite me do Lazareti karantene koja se nalazi u blizini starog dijela grada Dubrovnika u Ulici Frana Supila (oko 100 metara od gradskih vrata od Ploča). 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 uputite me prema Lazareti karanteni, nalazi se u blizini starog dijela grada Dubrovnika u Ulici Frana Supila (oko 100 metara od gradskih vrata od Ploča). Hvala!
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