Stradun, Dubrovnik

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    St. Saviour's Church

    by acemj Updated Apr 10, 2004

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    At the western end of Stradun, right across from Onofrio's fountain, is this simple church. It was built by order of the Dubrovnik Senate in 1520 in gratitude that the city survived a major earthquake that year. It is the work of the brothers Andrijic, builders from the nearby island of Korcula. Be sure to check out the intricate carvings above the main door.

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    Stradun

    by acemj Updated Apr 10, 2004

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    The Old Town's main street runs right down its heart from the Pile Gate entrance on the western end to the Ploce Gate access on the east side. Along the way, the beautiful, wide pathway is lined with shops that share a strikingly uniform design as a result of historic preservation efforts. As you walk along the street, you'll notice that the constant foot traffic has buffed the limestone beneath your feet to a smooth finish.

    I was here in February and even at this cooler time of year, cafes were doing a steady business during the daylight hours. In the summer, the foot traffic is significantly heavier and free tables are harder to come by at the many cafes.

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    Dubrovnik: Stradun or Placa

    by Phalaenopsis03 Updated Nov 7, 2003

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    Stradun or Placa

    After the walk of the walls we returned to the main promenade of the Old Town. This walkway is interchangeably referred to as Stradun or Placa, but if I paid any attention to that audio tour, Placa was what the Italians had originally dubbed it.

    This is the popular thoroughfare for tourist traffic as you'll find the street lined with historical and religious attractions as well as boutiques and souvenir stores.

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    The most known street - Stradun

    by IngaA Written Oct 19, 2003

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    Stradun street

    Like Champs-Elysées in Paris, like Vaci in Budapest, like Hreschatyk in Kyiv, Stradun is the main street of Dubrovnik. Located in the old part of the city, wide, full of beautiful buildings, churches, fontains.
    And of course main shopping area.

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    Stradun

    by Psife Written Oct 15, 2003

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    The main street in the Old Town is called Stradun although it's real name is Placa. It was originally built in the 14th century but was rebuilt after the great earthquake in 1667 when 3/4 of all houses was destroyed. All of the new houses have almost identical facades and are at the same height.

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    The Stradun

    by jckim Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The famous Stradun of Dubrovnik, its real name being Placa, is the favourite promenade walk of all Dubrovnik citizens.
    It was built after the great earthquake in 1667.

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    The Stradun

    by Gili_S Updated Mar 4, 2011

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    This is the main street in the old city of Dubrovnik. You will find yourself hanging around here forward and back many times as long as you stay in this old city.

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    Walk the Stradun

    by skatzcatz Written Nov 27, 2009
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    While in Dubrovnik spend plenty of time walking the main plaza (Stradun) and enjoy plenty of shopping, eat an icecream or just wander aimlessly crowd watching.

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    Stradun street in Dubrovnik

    by georeiser Updated May 30, 2009
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    Stradun street in Dubrovnik is a shiny marble-paved street, the main walkway of Dubrovnik's old town.

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    Stradun

    by jelena19 Written Apr 9, 2005

    Stradun is the main street in the old town Dubrovnik and all the other street finished in this street so you can not lose your way in Dubrovnik.

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    Dubrovnik: A Narrow Street

    by Phalaenopsis03 Updated Jan 4, 2004

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    Walk down Stradun/Placa and on each side you'll find alleys such as this leading to businesses, residences, and other narrow streets.

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