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Dubrovnik - Croatia


The best way to describe Dubrovnik is simply by calling it enchanting. Every inch of the city oozes history and charm, from the well-preserved old town perched on the Adriatic Sea to the ever-growing list of accolades it receives as one of the world's most spectacular destinations.


Dubrovnik is a beautiful vacation destination that offers something for everyone. The city is home to a variety of historical and cultural attractions, as well as a lively nightlife scene. Visitors can explore the city's many museums and galleries, or take a walking tour of the old town to see some of its most famous landmarks.


Dubrovnik is also a great place to relax and enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere. There are numerous beaches to lounge on, as well as plenty of restaurants and cafes to sample the local cuisine.


Whether you're looking for an action-packed vacation or a leisurely getaway, Dubrovnik is sure not to disappoint.


Whether you're a first-time visitor or a returning lover of all things Croatian, Dubrovnik is always worth another visit. Here are just some of the reasons why...and things you can do.



The City Walls


The Walls of Dubrovnik are a favorite part of this city. With them, you can tour and see many things that make it unique in one place!


The Walls of Dubrovnik are a symbol for the City. They were built through history in times when there was danger from foreign attacks and at one point even had to be protected by them against Saracens who wanted nothing more than conquering this Croatian town! The earliest settlement on these walls dates back as far 9th century which makes it pretty old by today's standards but not quite ancient enough that you'll find any other buildings still standing around here with older foundations...at least none visible outside those four famous towers anymore.



Fort Lovrijenac


The view from Fort Lovrijenac is worth a trip in itself, but if you have time for only one sight while visiting Zagreb then make it this historic landmark. The fort sits high atop its rock outcropping and provides stunning panoramic views of both the Sibenik Sea to your left as well as downtown Croatia's capital city just overthrown across the waterway--and not too far away either! There really isn't much here besides some old ruins and stairs leading up-but don’t worry; they're easy enough steps so go ahead and explore.


The views from this old fort are among the most beautiful you will see in Dubrovnik. You can admire both Old Town and walls, with their full glory right outside your door! The Old Port is where ships load or unload their cargo at any time during daylight hours without blocking traffic from the sea entrance channel, which leads right into Main Street downtown area known locally as Stradun (Plaza). These defensive structures date back centuries ago, making them an icon for tourists not just from Croatia but also abroad, knowing well how much history surrounds these architectural wonders, conservation protected since 1905.


Jesuit Stairs


When you think of Game Of Thrones, what comes to mind? For me, it's the iconic stairs from one scene in particular- "the walk of shame." The stone steps lead up and down as actors step onto them while being paraded before crowds who jeer at their expense. Installed right here outside Old Town walls near City Gate #3 (par excellence) these same Jesuits Stairs have always been a must-see for any traveler passing through this historic place!


The first bastion surrounding the Old Port of Dubrovnik and protecting it from harm was built here already in 1470! Today you can find small private boats inside.


Dubrovnik Cathedral


The Assumption Cathedral in Dubrovnik, Croatia is a beautiful church that has been the seat of the Diocese since 1479. This cathedral not only serves as an important religious site but also holds many history lessons about life during medieval times on this continent!


The city of Dubrovnik had a difficult time recovering from the earthquake that destroyed much in 1667. They called on an Italian architect named Andrea Bufalini who designed their new church to be built using Baroque style with features such as naves and aisle spaces, but also having one cupola above all else! Other architects came after him including Francesco Cortese (who worked there until his death) and Paolo Andreotti from Genoa City - he helped create what you see today.


The construction of this cathedral was a long and arduous task that spans centuries. It started with the ruins of several old cathedrals, including ones dating back to 7th century England; 10th century France as well as 11th -12th Century Germany. The final product landed on English shores after being assembled by volunteers who contributed their time alongside King Richard I 'The Lionheart' around 1240 AD, when he funded part way through its building process due to touching down locals' money which had been collected during votive offerings towards safe keeping after navigating shipwreck near



Dubrovnik Cable Car


Last but not least, for a breathtaking bird's-eye view of the city and the gorgeous clear waters of the Adriatic Sea, a ride on the cable car is a must!











Dubrovnik is a popular tourist destination, so be sure to book your trip early! Call, text or email me today!


Vicky@GottaLuvTravel.com

(801) 699-5836




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