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Marin Držić Theatre
Marin Držić Theatre and Monument (Dubrovnik)
The monument to the greatest playwright of Dubrovnik Marin Držić is located between the theatre named after him and the Rector’s Palace, under the authentic section of the City Hall in which his brilliant play entitled “Dundo Maroje” was performed in 1551. This monument, the work of the renowned Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović, was relocated to the Old City in 2008, on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Držić’s birth. The monuments relocation to the UNESCO world heritage site within the city walls stirred controversy because of the Dubrovnik Republic Statutory Decree according to which the erecting of monuments in public places was considered inappropriate.
Category: Activities, Museum Art Palace, Old town,
Pred Dvorom Street (Old Town), Dubrovnik 20000
42.640499, 018.110651 (42°38’25.8″N, 018°06’38.3″E)
00385 (0)20 321 088
9:00-12:00h and 18:00-20:00h
30 HRK (4 EUR) – 80 HRK (10.50 EUR)
GPS coordinates: 42.640499, 018.110651 (42°38’25.8″N, 018°06’38.3″E)
Address: Pred Dvorom Street (Old Town), Dubrovnik 20000
Marin Držić Theatre is located in the Old Town of Dubrovnik, 300 meters away from the entrance of Ploče or 4 minutes of walking (you can find the Rector’s Palace next to the theater building)
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas odvezite me do starog djela grada Dubrovnika i ostavite kod gradskih vrata od Ploča (početak Ulice Frana Supila). 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 kazalištu Marina Držića. Nalazi se u starom dijelu grada Dubrovnika 300 metara udaljeno od gradskih Vrata od Ploča (kazalište je pored zgrade Knežev dvor). Hvala!
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