Old Town, Dubrovnik

4.7
Must see · World heritage site · Neighborhood · Other
At Old Town, learn how the "Pearl of the Adriatic" developed as a major Mediterranean power after the 13th century. Dubrovnik, which holds a significant place in the history of city planning, joined the list of World Heritage Sites in 1979. Climb the preserved white-stone defensive walls, with mighty forts and towers. Take in a panoramic view of the crystal clear sea and the countryside. As you wander, you'll pass old residential houses with red roof tops as well as Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque palaces, churches, and fountains. Consider a guided custom tour, tailored to your liking. Plan to visit Old Town and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Dubrovnik attractions using our Dubrovnik road trip app.
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  • A perambulation on an incredibly impressive fortification. It hammered home the message of how grim was life in the middle ages and renaissance periods in terms of the threat of attack, plus how...  more »
  • We just returned from Croatia and stayed near Old Town at the Excelsior. It was a special time to go with no crowds! We saw only a few tourists. We felt very safe from Covid and I would highly...  more »

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