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Dubrovnik Orphanage

Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva, Croatia

About Dubrovnik Orphanage

Now marked by just a bricked up wall and window is the site of the Dubrovnik Orphanage, the first of its kind in the Republic. Opened at the decree of the council in 1432, it allowed mothers to leave their children there in secret, often due to poverty.