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“luza square” (8 reviews)
“meeting point” (5 reviews)
“old town” (12 reviews)
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| Luza Square, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

This is as the name suggests a statue of Orlando carrying a sword, which stands in front of the Church of Saint Blaise. It is very difficult to miss despite others assertions to the contrary and has no doubt decorated many a selfie - even...More

Thank GeysirGal
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

More interesting than you may first realize. The line on the fundament, equal to the length of Orlando's forearm, is exactly 51.1cm defining the official "ell of Dubrovnik" linear measure.

Thank kattullus
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is a great centrepiece that for some reason is very easy to miss and overlook, however once you see it, you can't miss it at all. I looked for this spot for half the day and walked passed it three times before i noticed...More

Thank Ana G
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

I first saw a picture of the Orlando Column as part of my 3 day Dubronvik card. I was curious where it was in town and finally realized on day 1 at night where it was. You may also get some distracted where you may...More

Thank chicago90Phoenix
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Apparently, in the older days, folks will use the elbow as a standard to measure length. There is a line at the feet of the statue that corresponds to his elbow.

Thank Erico2709
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Located at the bottom end of Stradun, coming from Pile gates, stands this statue (of a knight) holding a sword (it is said touching the sword brings good luck). There are many myths/stories surrounding Orlando. We like the one that he gives protection to the...More

Thank JnVSydney
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

There really is no reason to spend time in front of the column. It is nice to look at and worth a photo or two but keep walking and find more exciting places.

Thank michael p
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

The length of Orlando’s forearm was called the elbow of honesty as measurements in the city were based on it!

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

located in the old town. nice column. a lot of history around. a lot of other places around to see as well. many cafes, bars, restaurants and shops around. u got to walk here, no walk. it was very windy during my visit. very clean...More

Thank Jalal I
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

You can't miss this column at the port end of the main street. Pretty simple design but some interesting stories attached to the knight.

Thank Anne J
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