Dubrovnik city tour is a guided tour in Dubrovnik Old Town: This is the heart of the city and a well-preserved medieval walled town. The old town is surrounded by walls that date back to the 16th century and is home to a wealth of historic buildings and landmarks. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for its stunning architecture, picturesque old town, and rich cultural history.
The tour starts at the Pile Gate, which is the main entrance to the old town, and takes you on a journey through the city’s main landmarks and attractions. Our guide will provide you information about each site, helping you to understand the significance and cultural importance of each location. The main street of Dubrovnik, Stradun is a beautiful pedestrianized thoroughfare that is lined with historic buildings, cafes, and shops.
One of the highlights of the tour is the Dubrovnik City Walls, one of the city’s most famous landmarks and offer breathtaking views of the city and the Adriatic Sea. Constructed between the 12th and 17th centuries and served as the city’s main defense against invaders. The walls are an impressive feat of engineering, and the guide will provide insight into the strategies used to build and defend them.
Another significant landmark on the tour is the Rector’s Palace, which served as the seat of power for the Republic of Ragusa, the historical name of Dubrovnik, from the 14th to the 19th centuries. The guide will provide historical context about the Republic of Ragusa, including its political and economic structures, and the impact it had on the region.
The tour also takes you to the Dubrovnik Cathedral, which was built in the 18th century and is home to numerous works of art and religious artifacts. The guide will provide information about the cathedral’s architecture, history, and religious significance.
Other landmarks on the tour include the Onofrio’s Fountain, which dates back to the 15th century and served as the city’s main water source, and the Franciscan Monastery, which is home to one of the oldest pharmacies in Europe.
The Dubrovnik city tour is a fascinating way to explore one of the most beautiful and culturally significant cities in Croatia. This tour provides a deeper understanding of the city’s history, architecture, and culture, and is an experience that visitors will never forget.
- Local certified guide up to 2 hours.
- No meals or drinks are included
- Entry/Admission for Dubrovnik City Walls and Lovrijenac fortress
- Boat ride around the city walls, reaching the island Lokrum and back to Dubrovnik