Dubrovnik Old City Croatia

on Friday, March 4, 2011

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Dubrovnik is called “The Pearl of the Adriatic” and is situated in the south end of Croatia on the Adriatic Sea. It is one of the most famous and well known places for tourists to visit due to its historic Old Town. Dubrovnik Old City became part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1979.
Dubrovnik has always been big in trade due to its location near the sea, which contributed to most of its wealth. During the middle ages, the city of Dubrovnik became a competitor and a rival for Venice. The city had good numbers of skilled labor and money and as a result of which, saw enormous growth during the 15th and the 16th century. The city was also a home for notable poem, painters, politicians, play writers and scholars.Croatia is very proud to have a city like Dubrovnik. An interesting fact to know is that out of the best 15 luxurious hotels, 9 are located in Dubrovnik. Very high rank people like Pope John Paul II are citizens to this place. Dubrovnik is a very lively place and that is the reason it attracts visitors from all over the world. One of the best ways to plan a holiday destination is to spend more that 2 to 3 days in the city. The best way to reach Dubrovnik is by air, road or water. The airport is 20 km away from the main city. Dubrovnik is famous for roaming destinations like Roland’s Column, the Bell Tower, the Sponza Place, War Photo Limited, Pile Gate, and some famous churches and museums.

Dubrovnik Old City
Dubrovnik Old City
Dubrovnik Old City
Dubrovnik Old City
Dubrovnik Old City
Dubrovnik Old City
Dubrovnik Old City

Dubrovnik Old Town