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| Luza Square, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Orlando's column outside the church of St Blasius is one of the many sites of history which is a must to see whilst visiting beautiful Dubrovnik.

Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

The symbol of Roland or Orlando here in Dubrovnik was a symbol of freedom in medieval times. It therefore signifies that Dubrovnik was a free city that ruled itself an$ undertook extensive trade and diplomatic links. The statu3 is small but is unusual and worthy...More

Thank Sus1952
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is an unusual monument, the bottom section has the carved figure of Orlando with sword pointing upward and held in his right hand, while his left holds a shield resting against his left leg. There is a small platform on top of the pedestal,...More

Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This is not what I expected from a column as it’s very short and easy to miss. Do take a photo when you pass but it’s not worth lingering.

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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 June A
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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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