Things To Do
6 things to do and places to see on your
Dubrovnik is an exciting destination for a holiday. The city
boasts an inordinate amount of history and culture; you'll find a number of ways to enjoy the city on your
How do you find the best tours and attractions during your
holiday excursion to Dubrovnik? Here are a few helpful hints about what to see and do in this beautiful
city. No holiday in Dubrovnik is complete
without a little sightseeing. The city offers an incredible diversity of things to do, as well. Here are the
top places to see.
Walk The City Walls
Old Town Dubrovnik is an impressive sight, with ancient city
walls descending into the waters. Fortress towers and watch stations, bastions and defense works rise toward the
sky, a legacy of the old Republic of Dubrovnik (known as the Republic of Ragusa). A walk along the
City Walls is an incredible experience, taking you back through the centuries.
|The Minčeta Castle is one of the four castles that are part of Dubrovnik
which can be explored as part of the city walls walk. (Image by
Old Town Dubrovnik
The Old Town is surrounded by the City Walls and offers you a
look at ancient and medieval architecture. Stroll the cobblestone streets, enjoy the unique architecture and marvel
at the combination of modern amenities fused with ancient tradition and buildings. Old Town is an incredible sight,
filled with authentic buildings, quaint shops and more to tantalize your senses.
Lapad Bay offers you an incredible sight, as well as access
to the beach. You can stay in any of the boutique hotels on the bay, or simply explore to your hearts delight. The
beaches are a mixture of pebble and sand, providing beauty and a great place to relax.
|The Franciscan Monastery complex consists of a church, library and
that was home to the Order of Friars Minor. (Image by
Cathedral in Dubrovnik
Visit the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin
Treasury. Here you will find spectacular religious icons and relics dating back to the 11th Century. Explore the beauty and serenity of this
cathedral and you'll begin to understand the rich religious culture in the city.
Museum of Modern Art
Located east of Old Town, you'll find great enjoyment in the
Museum of Modern Art. Featuring a number of modern Croatian artists, as well as works from around the world, this
museum is a great stopping point for all ages.
Franciscan Monastery & Museum
You will find a medieval cloister, an incredible arched
entryway, beautiful religious icons and more at the Franciscan Monastery at Dubrovnik. The ruinous church survives only in pieces, while the
monastery offers you the chance to explore history. You'll find interesting sculpture by local artisans, dating
to the 1400's, as well as a monastery museum for your enjoyment.