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| Luza Square, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Reviewed 4 November 2015

Orlando's Column, the oldest preserved Public Sculpture in Dubrovnik. It has long been the only secular monument dedicated to some personalities in the city. It is made ​​of stone. Displays a medieval knight with a sword stretched upward. Dubrovnik historians have linked the lifting Orlando's...More

Thank Zlatan75Mitic
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

The Orlando column is on the main street (Placa -Stradun). It is of a standing knight holding a sword. It is a busy location as it is a meeting point for guides and tour operators. It is just a monument nothing else.

1  Thank Moses P
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

The square is often so busy that you end up walking passed without even seeing this column with the saint carved into it. Worth stopping and taking in the lovely carving

Thank Jan W
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

Legend has it that this column honors Rolland (Orlando) who helped the Republic defend itself from the Saracens. It has been here for centuries, overlooking proclamations, executions and ceremonies. Carved by a local sculptor early 15th Century.

Thank Oliver S
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

I have visited Croatia twice and enjoy the Old Town of Dubrovnik. You cannot see all of the interesting architecture and local treasures in one visit.The knight carved in the column is Orlando. According legend in the 9th century Orlando and his fleet saved Dubrovnik...More

Thank ChefOwnerBobH
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Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Orlando attracts lots of walking tours and it's easy to understand why! His symbol as the protector of Dubrovnik means he is a very significant and important statue for the local population. Also interesting to note how his arm was used as a figure of...More

Thank Haddo2810
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Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Due to the volume of people on the Stradun you can miss him if not careful lots of stories about him and he is meant to be the protector of the city as well as that in days gone by his arm length was used...More

Thank Claire B
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

As previous reviewers have noted, Orlando's column is not just any old statue in any old square in another old town. Its symbolic and meaningful and has interested locals and visitors for centuries. So if you visit and take a photo in front of it,...More

Thank MD-FatDonkey
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

This is not the nicest statue but if you know the right arm of the statue is the official measure of length (the el = approximately 51cm), it makes it more interesting.

Thank traveladdict3500
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

Orlando's Column stands in Luza Square at the end of the main street (Stradun) and is located by the bell clock tower and Church of St. Blaise. Look for the statue of a knight holding a sword standing in front of a column. Orlando a.k.a...More

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