Included on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List, this city offers not just centuries of glorious history encapsulated in its walls, churches picturesque streets, and fortresses, but also an opportunity to bring them all to life to anyone willing to embark on an adventure of Dubrovnik discovery.
Dubrovnik's wealth was built on maritime trade, but its role in the Mediterranean was built on diplomacy. In the Middle Ages it became the only city-state in the Adriatic to rival Venice. Supported by its wealth and skilled diplomacy, the city achieved a remarkable level of development during the 15th and 16th centuries.
Furthermore, Dubrovnik was one of the centers of the development of the Croatian language and literature, home to many notable poets, playwrights, painters, mathematicians, physicists, and other scholars.
Dubrovnik was “discovered” early, in the 19th century by various travelers, who found retreat there. Today it is the shiniest jewel in the Croatian tourist crown.
The old city of Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, without a doubt, belongs to the most popular destinations in Croatia. The history of the city dates back approximately to the 7th century. Old Port - the key to Dubrovnik's trading and maritime success, St. Saviour's, legendary Arsenal, famous Quarantine, and the nearby fortresses of St. Luke and St. John as well the Cathedral, the Rector's Palace, Sponza Palace, Orlando's Column are just some of the sites which tell a story about architecture and history of this famous city. Enjoy and unravel the mysteries of Dubrovnik's multi-layered past.