Dubrovnik Things to Do

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  • 1. City walls

    The (mandatory) walk on the walls of Dubrovnik has two different sides: the ocean side and the land side. Most people cover only the ocean side, from where its possible to see the most beautiful...

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  • 2. Old City

    A couple of hours ago, talking to a neighbor who worked longtime in a cruise navy, having visited in detail the five continents, I asked him where would he go again with pleasure. He answered...

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  • 3. Stradun

    It used to be a strecth of sea before it was filled during the 11th century. This is the main street of the town and it goes from Pile gate to Ploce gate. It is a totally walking street (cars come...

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  • 4. Island of Lokrum

    For those who stay for a longer time in Dubrovnik, a day trip to Lokrum can be an interesting option. Though the island has no beautiful sand beaches, it has a couple of swimming opportunities, a lot...

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  • 5. Fort Lovrijenac

    Be warned …. it's a nice steep climb to get to the top … but very much worth it. Price of admission is 30 kuna's but it is included if you have tickets for the city walls. Also finding the actual...

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  • 6. Gates of Pile

    The Pile Gates are a well-fortified complex with multiple doors, defended by Fort Bokar and the moat that ran around the outside section of the city walls. At the entrance gate to the Old Town, on the...

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  • 7. Walking

    We went on an organised walking tour as we wanted to learn some of the history. There seemed to be 2 companies, and the one we went on was a company called "Dubrovnik Walks". They do tours of the Old...

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  • 8. Rector's Palace

    The Rector's Palace, which was the seat of government and the residence of the rector when Dubrovnik was a republic now contains the Cultural Historical Museum.

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  • 9. Old Port

    Built from the 14th to the 16th century, this fortress that protects the port's entrance hosts today the Aquarium, the Ethnographic and the Maritime Museums. We had no time to visit them, which...

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  • 10. Franciscan Monastery

    This monastery was built from 1317 untill 1400. Then it was nearly entirely rebuilt after the 1667 earthquake. Though some elements of the original building still exist. The library and the bell tower...

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  • 11. Big Onofrije's Fountain

    Two fountains of Onofrio are placed at the beginning and the end of the Stradun. The bigger one is next to Pile gate and it has masks throwing water out of their mouth. The other one is smaller and...

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  • 12. Dominican Monastery

    Dominican monastery is located at the eastern part of The City, close to the inner Ploce gate where it merges with the City walls. Dominican monastery is one of the most important architectural parts...

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  • 13. Clock Tower

    Now we're walking the north wall from east to west and before us is the massive Minceta Tower. At first sight I thought to myself what a masculine structure. But walk up its steps and get a...

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  • 14. Minceta Fortress

    Located in the north area, in the highest point of the walls, this strong construction, besides its imposing structure, is a good place to photograph the town. Climbing it under the sun is hard,...

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  • 15. Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin - Velika Gospa

    We walked up to the Katedrala but we did not go inside, Legend says that the Cathedral was Financed by Richard the Lionheart after he survived a terrible storm just of the coast near to Lokrum, it is...

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  • 16. Sponza Palace

    This palace from the 16th century passes discreetly to most visitors, due to the strong impact of the memorial for the victims of the war in its interior, but, as you wander around, you will end...

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  • 17. Aquarium

    Dubrovnik's aquarium has species representing the underwater life of the Adriatic sea. You get to see a lot, but let's face it - the Adriatic Sea is not as exciting as the Caribbean. Though you should...

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  • 18. Mount Srd

    Srđ is a mountain just behind the walled city of Dubrovnik, in Dalmatia, Croatia. Its height is 412 metres, the top of which is adorned with "Fort Imperial", built in 1806-1816 during the...

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  • 19. Island of Mljet

    We make the excursion to the Island of Miljet by ourselves. There is a ferry that you can take from the New Harbour of Dubrovnik and takes a couple of hours to the island. We had a walk the...

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  • 20. Lapad

    At the western end of the street called Šetalište kralja Zvonimira, there is a small beach. From here there is a footpath that follows the shore in the direction of the Hotel Neptun. This is a lovely...

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  • 21. Cable Car

    The highest point of Dubrovnik where you have a great view on the city walls and the sea can be reached with the cable car operating from july 2010. Most people reach the cable car climbing really...

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  • 22. Church of St. Blaise

    St. Blaise is the patron saint of Dubrovnik and the devotion to the saint has always played an important role in the city. The guy is even shown on the Republic's flag so of course, there has to be a...

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  • 23. Jesuit Church

    This church dominates Boskovic Square which has several other beautiful baroque buildings. Construction began in 1653, but the 1667 earthquake interrupted the process. In 1725, the building was...

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  • 24. Fort St. John

    The awe inspiring dimensions of St. John's Fortress would have been enough to deter many an attacker before it even reached the waters of the harbour that it was protecting. Apart from the thickness...

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  • 25. Orlando Column

    The tradition of placing this medieval symbol of protection is found more often in central Europe. However, Dubrovnik also has a “Roland”, called Orlando in the local languages. Though there are...

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