Old City, Dubrovnik

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  • Flying the flag!
    Flying the flag!
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    Towards Gruz harbour
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    Great views
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    Take a picture above the Old Town

    by Venturingnow Written Feb 25, 2003

    There's a great stop along the city wall walk to take your picture standing over the Old Town. From here you can definately notice all of the new and old roof tiles that the city is famous for. The old, fire-red/orange tiles were mostly damaged when the city had tons of bombs dropped on it about a decade ago. Now you can see all of the patch work that was done to fix the tiles, but the colors aren't the same anymore because of this reason. The old tiles were made by hand, molded into shaped by pressing the tile over a worker's knee. The new tiles needed to be in place in such a rush that machines had to be used, and the metal discolored the tile. That's what some guy told me. Sounds pretty credible.

    Roofs in the Old Town
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    Dubrovnik's architecture

    by Venturingnow Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Dubrovnik's architecture is extremely basic in it's presentation. A walk through the Old Town will yield extremely linear lines both on buildings and in the street layout. There is no clutter, no signs, and no doorsteps, all so simple.

    A building in the Old Town
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    Back into the Old Town

    by Venturingnow Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The Old Town of Dubrovnik was ravished in the war of the early 90's. A lot of the town was shelled and it is since been restored for the most part. The layout is extremely simple, small, and managable.

    Main Street in Dubrovnik's Old Town
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    The site

    by solopes Updated Dec 10, 2014

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    It's a tremendous combination, the beauty of the city and its enclosure in a slope, with marvelous bays, and islands, and...

    You just go and see...

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    Onofrios Fountain and St. Saviour's Church

    by jckim Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    This small church was built by the decision of the Dubrovnik Senate in 1520.
    This small church style Renaissance. and
    Onofrios Fountain built by 15th century.

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    St. Ignatius Church

    by jckim Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The Jesuit church.
    It was built to the project of the
    Italian architect Andrea Pozzo
    at the end of the 17th and the
    beginning of the 18th century.
    This Church is a graceful figure.

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    Looking at the city from the walls

    by bonio Written Jul 6, 2010

    The views of the beautifully restored city can be stunning, my photos, on the other hand are not . You'll have to go and see for yourself!

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    City walls again

    by davesut Written May 7, 2005

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    Another view of the city from the walls. The hill that overlooks the town used to have a cable car run. You can just make out the blue stantion from the old cable car operation.

    View of city from walls
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    Market and Statue of Ivan Gundulic

    by jckim Written Nov 24, 2004

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    This market square area is center of old city.
    fruit seller and flowers market. and lot
    of restaurant area.
    and Statue of Ivan Gundulic.

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    Visit Old Town

    by mvtouring Written Jan 19, 2004

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    The old town is absolutely fascinating, but please remember your sun glasses as the white from the stones reflect heavily in the square.

    Church of St Vlaho

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    Dubrovnik

    by Phalaenopsis03 Updated Jan 6, 2004

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    Somewhere on the southeast side of the city is where we saw this statue. Unfortunately, I can't remember the name of it or the plaza in which it was located.

    Plaza
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    the Old Town fortress wall...

    by marktynernyc Written Oct 8, 2002

    Walk the fortress wall late in the afternoon as the sun is beginning to set. Looking out over the clay tiled roofs to the Adriatic is incredible.

    apex view from fortress wall

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