Category: Experience, Sights

Pjaca

Pjaca

This, nowadays spatial town square, was shaped in 13th c. called St. Lawrence square according to church of saint of same name located there. In late Middle Ages this square take over from Peristyle the role of main town center. During time it has changed its name several time, it was called Weapon square, Gentlemen square and finally National square. All public events were held here – there was court, Duke’s home, guard, theater and many other building that during late Middle Age made final view of this space. On the square itself, only town duke and most prominent town families had their palaces, In 19.st. due to their fragility a lot of buildings were destroyed, while, as memorial to Middle Age, remained Old town city hall.

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