What to see in Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik is a stunning city of Dalmatia in the southern part of sunny Croatia. The city rightfully received the status of “the pearl of the Adriatic Sea.” It has a rich history, beginning from the middle ages of prosperity, when the city developed only thanks to sea trade, and to our days, where the Dubrovnik Republic is able to compete in prosperity with Venice. Thanks to wealth and competent diplomacy, the city actively developed during the XV and XVI centuries. Especially creativity and science, which made Dubrovnik the center of development of the Croatian culture. The ancient ancestors left an amazing and unique architectural heritage, which was reunited with the magnificence of the flora and made this place special.
How to get to Dubrovnik
It is possible to get to the city from almost anywhere in the world. Dubrovnik Airport is just 22 km from the city center. From the capital of Croatia -Zagreb daily to several times a day flights to Dubrovnik. You can get to the city center by bus or taxi from the airport.
You can travel around the city with the help of public transport, which in Dubrovnik is presented in the form of buses. For travel, it is necessary to purchase a ticket that is valid for one hour or 24 hours. Also for acquaintance with all the lovely places and see Dubrovnik on the other hand, charter companies offer to rent a yacht for more comfortable transport.
Beaches of Dubrovnik
Lapad is a sand and pebble beach, which is fully adapted for tourist rest. There are shower cabins, small dressing rooms, sun umbrellas, deckchairs and a wide variety of outdoor activities. The beach promenade is strewn with entertainment facilities.
Banje – pebble beach, which is located near the Old Town. The reason why Banje is wonderful – you can seen all the architecture and infrastructure of the historic city and the island of Lokrum.
Sights of Dubrovnik
The central street of Dubrovnik is called Stradun, the oldest street of the city, the borders of which are marked by two memorable fountains – Small Onofrieva and Big Onofrieva. The old city of Dubrovnik is literally strewn with historical monuments and sights. Especially popular among tourists are such places: the museum of navigation, the ethnographic museum, the church of St. Clausius, the famous fountains of Onofrio, the oldest synagogue in Europe. Of the more creative places, the Marin Drzic Theater, the University Center and the Art Gallery are popular. Inspired by romance you can get on the island of Lokrum, in the city park, in the port of the old city and what is most amazing is that it’s possible to travel to famous places, to recognize them and get even closer, on a yacht that will give a magical atmosphere to trips.Bypass all the neighborhood of the old city on foot, you can buy a special inexpensive ticket, which will allow you to walk along the fortress wall. It is the embodiment of all the scenic beauty of the region and the most beautiful sight of Dubrovnik. The walls were built in the 16th century. To our days the prince’s cathedral of the XV century, in which there is a museum of the history of the city, is preserved.