Dubrovnik has about 50,000 inhabitants and is the economic, cultural and educational center of southern Dalmatia as well as the administrative center of Dubrovnik County. In the past, it was City - Republic, along with Venice is one of the most famous cultural and economic center in the Mediterranean.
Trading with the East and West, the city has developed a powerful fleet of commercial and military ships, and has maintained diplomatic relations with many cities and states. Already in the 13th century Dubrovnik had its own Statute. City walls stretch in the length of 1940 m, are under the protection of the UNESCO and complete the complex of public and private religious and secular buildings.
A slow walk through the Old City will take you to the most beautiful monuments: Baroque Cathedral, the Church of Dubrovnik's patron Saint. Blaise, the Franciscan monastery, where was buried Ivan Gundulic, the Dominican monastery with a rich collection of works from local painters from 15 schools and 16th century, Sponza palace, Duke’s Palace and City Hall.
Dubrovnik is a city of beautiful sandy beaches, harmonious combination of arts, civic, religious and military architecture from the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Visit some of many exhibitions, concerts, theatrical performances, various festivals and the traditional "Dubrovnik Summer Festival," within which, on open-air stages at several locations in the city, take place numerous concerts and theatrical performances, which attract art lovers from around the world.
Marinas and Nautical harbors of Dubrovnik
Nearby Nautical Centers
- Baska Voda
We Suggest you Visit
- Church of St. Blaise
- Franciscan Monastery
- The Dominican Monastery
- City walls
Arrival in Dubrovnik
- Airport Dubrovnik (20km)
- It’s recommended to arrive by highway to Split and then from Split to Dubrovnik on the Adriatic coast road: it is a road with a stripe in each direction near the coast, the view is spectacular
- Dubrovnik is very well connected with other Croatian ports and port of Bari in Italy