Dubrovnik is one of the world’s most stunning destinations, both in terms of its cultural heritage and as a holiday destination. The city has often been referred to as the “Pearl of the Adriatic” and was inducted into the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979 as a city of rich culture and history. The Old Town of Dubrovnik is surrounded by 1,970 meters of city walls – over the centuries they served to protect the city from various threats and today are the city’s greatest attraction. The Pile Gate and the Ploče Gate are connected by the main street, Stradun, and form the entry and exit points to the city walls and the old city itself, as well as its museums and theatre scene. Besides its wealth and diversity of history and heritage, Dubrovnik is also a city of top culinary delights, stunning natural surroundings, and cordial inhabitants. Set some time aside, explore the possibilities the city has to offer and feel the spirit of this ancient city.

 

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Dubrovnik, Croatia. Beautiful romantic old town of Dubrovnik during sunrise.

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT DUBROVNIK:

1) Dubrovnik is part of the UNESCO heritage list
2) It was an independent country for many centuries
3) The city is surrounded by 2 km of stone walls
4) It was the first country to admit USA independence

Things to do in Dubrovnik

MUST SEE ATTRACTIONS

Dubrovnik City Walls & Fortresses

The Old Town of Dubrovnik is surrounded by ancient 2 km long stunning city walls that today are the city’s greatest attraction. These walls are also popular because they were used for Game of Thrones filming set, so many lovers of that series visit those locations all over Dubrovnik. We highly recommend visiting these defensive stone walls surrounding the city and definitely don’t forget to bring your camera because you will be amazed by the beauty of the landscape and gorgeous views.

General View Of Dubrovnik - Fortresses Lovrijenac And Bokar Seen

Old Town – Streets of Stadun

The old town has beautiful architecture, palaces and lively streets. However, the most popular and most visited street is Stradun the main street of Dubrovnik. A whole pedestrian street is covered with the limestone and it runs 300 metres through the Old Town. Interesing fact is that many of the historic buildings and monuments of Dubrovnik are placed along this street so that is one more reason why this street is the busiest and most popular street in Dubrovnik.