Dubrovnik Local Customs

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  • Local Customs
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  • 1. Laundry

    This is typical Mediterranean habbit, drying cloths outdoors at the fresh air. Shouldn't be too sunny but also not too windy and then it's ideal for fast drying. Fresh and slightly salted air gives to...

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  • 2. Money & Language

    Local currency is croarian Kuna and it's easy to get it on the many atm machines around the old town. Restaurants usually accept also euro. English is well...

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  • 3. Up and down all around

    I didn't count it but must be like million of stairs all over the city. Central part of Dubrovnik is pretty plane, especially around the Stradun, while it...

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  • 4. Rector's Palace

    Miho Pracat, a citizen of merit was a rich shipowner who bequeathed hie welth to the Republic and the only citizen whom the city government had honoured with a...

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  • 5. Rector's Palace

    Knežev dvor (The Rector's Palace) is an outstanding monument of secular architecture built in a mixed Gothic and Renaissance styles. During history, in several...

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  • 6. Gunduliceva poljana

    Gunduliceva poljana (the Gundulic Square) is spacious picturesque square surrounded by the stone houses, dominated by the monument to Ivan Gundulic, the most...

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  • 7. Feel it, taste it, explore it

    The town itself is full of interesting and beautifull small details which make us believe that we are strolling inside of an openair museum. There are number of...

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  • 8. Do not pat the dogs at Babin Kuk

    I read this in the hotel brochure. Well I think I did. I read in somewhere. Now Babin Kuk is in Dubronvik and I eventually realized that was where we were...

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  • 9. Seats

    In the old city I notice it is local customs to have your own table and seats, not in all the places but in some. Please note, this is not a coffee place and no...

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  • 10. Karlovačko

    Karlovačko is another famouse Croatian beer, it seems however that it is more popular in the northern part of Croatia where this beer come from but if you...

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  • 11. Ozujsko & Tomislav

    Ozujsko is probably the biggest brewery and most popular in Croatia. You can often have their common lager beer from the tap, in some places you will be lucky...

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  • 12. DRINK TO YOUR THIRST

    It can become quite warm during the summer months in Dubrovnik and it has been that way since the building of the fortress town. The population could enjoy a...

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  • 13. Franciscan Monastery Stone!

    Just outside the Franciscan Monastery is an interesting point of local tradition. There is a small stone carving of a twisted gargoyle face, which juts out of...

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  • 14. Old Town Lamps

    The Old Town of Dubrovnik has always had strict planning and building regulations, as I hinted at above, but even today, there are strict guidelines which...

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  • 15. Old Town Uniformity

    When the Old Town of Dubrovnik was being rebuilt after the destructive earthquake in 1667, a decision was taken to keep public and residential buildings largely...

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  • 16. Dining Late

    Like most places in Europe – people in Croatia dine late (compared to American standards). In our experience full menus were not even offered until after 7:30...

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  • 17. Sandwiches

    Many of the smaller markets/grocery stores will make you a sandwich using the fresh bread, meats and cheese available to buy at the deli. We ate many salami and...

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  • 18. A walk on the Stradun

    Like in all Mediterranean city, a stroll on the main street in the old town (Stradun) is a must for Dubrovnikans of all ages every afternoon when the weather is...

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  • 19. Gospari

    The word of "gospari" means gentlemen, it is the way we Croats call locals from Dubrovnik and its surroundings and they deserve it. In other Dalmatian towns...

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  • 20. Currency

    The Croatian currency is not the Euro (they they are not an EEC member yet ) it is the Kuna, which is divided into 100 lipas. "Kuna" means marten, a weasel-like...

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  • 21. Locals are very friendly

    We stayed in a villa close to Dubrovnik, and had a wild party one night. Next morning neighbours complained about the noise. So we went and apologized for all...

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  • 22. Time for a Coffee, Dubrovnik way!

    So when someone from Dubrovnik invites you to a drink or a cup of coffee, don't expect that to be a short thing, lasting an hour tops for you will be shocked....

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  • 23. Inside Maritime Museum

    History of Museum about Dubrovnik Port, Ships, Sea and Dubrovnik Fortress. there are variety of things are displayed for Dubrovnik area and local custom....

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  • 24. Urban life in Dubrovnik

    People do actually live within the city walls of Dubrovnik. Residents on the south side (sea side) have the pleasure of tourists walking along the city wall...

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  • 25. Rector for a month

    Long, long ago, there was a TV show called "Queen For a Day", but actually Sixteenth century Dubrovnik was the precursor with "Rector for a Month". Only...

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