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Entrance to Dubrovnik Town Walls

The main entrance to Dubrovnik town walls

The main entrance to Dubrovnik town walls is right outside of Pile Gate. Another one is at Ploce Gate.
The entrance is locally called ‘glavni ulaz na gradske zidine
When you arrive in Pile Gate get down the steps to Stradun (the main town street) and on the left-hand side on the very beginning of Stradun right after the gate you will see the steps up to city walls.
The steps are located in the narrow space between Pile Gate and St. Saviour Church aka Crkva Svetog Spasa – see photo here
If you climb the steps towards the west, after about 50 steps you will arrive in front of Minčeta fortress (see a bottom photo and click to enlarge)
At the very bottom of the steps, there is a ticket kiosk where you buy your entry ticket to the walls. If you wish to buy your ticket online, in advance, check below:

The entry (admission) fees:

  • adults 200 HRK (about 29 Euro)
  • children and students 50 HRK,
  • children under the age of 7: free entrance
  • Buy Your ticket in advance

Location map of the entrance to city walls :

Location map of the entrance to city walls


Stradun – Placa or Ploce gate, 20000 Dubrovnik
Opened daily 8 am to 7:30 pm (detailed opening hours)
see the location of the main entrance on a larger map
See large photo of entrance here;
approach to Minceta tower

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