Dubrovnik is one of the most attractive and well-known destinations in the Mediterranean. The city is known worldwide for its cultural heritage and its remarkable beauty. It was added to UNESCO's World Heritage List more than 30 years ago. The many churches and sacred buildings, the city walls, fortresses and museums, fascinate every visitor with its exceptional historical value. Dubrovnik is a city with an incredibly rich tourist offer.
Numerous pebble, stone and concrete beaches provide fun and comfort throughout the day and night. With such a variety of beaches everyone can find a spot for himself and for his taste. You can enjoy romantic hidden coves or the luxurious amenities of popular beaches. The most famous beaches is called Šunj, located on island of Lopud, the next is Banja, than Lapad bay and Copacabana. Sports lovers can enjoy swimming, horseback riding, water polo, fishing, sailing, tennis, diving and many other activities. Do not miss visiting Elaphite islands, Mljet National Park and Lokrum (island of love). Take a walk down the street in the evening and discover street singers, Dalmatian harmony-singing groups, minstrels and serenade singers, also visit the many nightclubs. Surrender to the rich cultural program of this city while you enjoy concerts, plays, various festivals and traditional Dubrovnik Summer Festival.
Did you know? - Dubrovnik is named after the forest, which the locals call Dubrava and was located on the hill of Srđ. On the south side of the hill it slopes down towards the sea and the city of Dubrovnik, in the northwest to the Dubrovnik river, in the north to Šumeta and the east all the way to the Parish of Dubrovnik.
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Throughout the centuries, even though a small town, for a period of time also a country, Dubrovnik was always a metropolis of culture, a city where romance becomes reality ... it is hard to describe it in words, one cannot truly experience it from photographs ... this city should be felt with all your senses in order to discover its enchanting beauty. The city is unique and world-famous for its cultural heritage, therefore it was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Duke's Palace - a simple, harmonious, Gothic - Renaissance palace, through which all history of Dubrovnik has passed. Much like the Republic, this is a palace with a stormy past, damaged by gunpowder explosions, shook by earthquakes several times, and still today we are able to stand in front of it and admire the harmony of its ambient and stone.
Stradun – originally the Placa, a favorite promenade of Dubrovnik, especially for young people and tourists from all over the world. The central street of the city and itself a tourist attraction. While strolling through Stradun remember that this cobbled street surrounded by facades of baroque buildings used to be under the sea.
Dubrovnik beach Banje - Banje beach was recently voted one of the top 10 beaches in the world. This extremely attractive beach is located at the entrance to the Old Town and offers an unbeatable view of the city walls.
Dubrovnik city walls - the walls of Dubrovnik are one of the most grandiose fortification monuments in Europe. It is a complex of defense fortresses, which surround the old part of town. 1940 meters long walls of Dubrovnik give the city its characteristic, world known appearance. They surround the city in the form of an irregular polygon, with Minčeta tower in the top northwest corner on the coastal side, and St. John tower on the southeast side from the sea.
Great Onofrio Fountain - entering the city and arriving on Stradun (Placa), you will find the Great Onofrio Fountain. It was built during the 1400’s commemorating the construction of the urban water supply in 1438t and the arrival of spring water from the Dubrovnik river 12 km away.
Prijeko Street – if you take a walk along the left side of the Placa, tracing the sidewall of the Franciscan church you will arrive to the street Prijeko, which is parallel to Stradun and leads to the eastern side of town. Prijeko district is governed by the Statute from 1272.g.
Fort Lovrjenac – the most impressive and the highest fortress guarding the city of Dubrovnik. This fortification is often referred to as the "Gibraltar of Dubrovnik". It rises from a 37 m high cliff. You can reach it from the pebble beach located in Pile, climbing up a wooded trail.
Dubrovnik Summer Festival - the festival is held every year from July 10th to August 25th.
Libertas Film Festival – showing of documentaries and feature films dedicated to the promotion of freedom in countries around the world.
The Dubrovnik International Film Festival - this festival is competitive and awards are given in the category of feature, documentary and short film.
Music festival "Julian Rachlin and Friends" – the chamber music festival that takes place in late summer. It features guest appearances by Julian Rachlin and many other world famous musicians.
Quarantine – a festival of contemporary performing arts with a variety of alternative forms of contemporary artistic expression.