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The Golden Hour – Flying over Dubrovnik (December 23rd)

The Golden Hour - Flying over Dubrovnik (December 23rd)

The Golden Hour – Flying over Dubrovnik Old Town (23.12.2016) in the sunset. This is probably the best time to approach Dubrovnik airport as lovely golden colours of magic hour are spilled all over town walls and Old town.

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Old Town of Dubrovnik published in 1953

Old Town of Dubrovnik published in 1953

The front cover of Dubrovnik visitors map published in 1953. It is a print of beautiful painting of views over Dubrovnik Old Town from elevated location, with mature agave plant in the foreground. Lovely, romantic image with unusual, subtle colouring

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Ploče Gate

Ploče Gate

The main entrance to Old Town from the Eastern side, Ploče Gate (also known as Vrata od Ploča) were built at the end of 14th century. The gate consist of inner and outer section and incorporates a stone bridge. The bridge used to be just wooden drawbridge which used to be pulled up at night

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Dubrovnik Sights

Dubrovnik Sights

Visiting local sights, important buildings, squares and monuments in medieval Old town is one of the most interesting things to do in Dubrovnik: Map of Dubrovnik Sights: Click on blue markers to see locations of churches and other religious establishments, red markers show museums in Dubrovnik while green markers show monuments. Orange

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Photo of Dubrovnik in The Guardian

Photo of Dubrovnik in The Guardian

Photo of Dubrovnik Old Town in this Saturday’s The Guardian, features Dubrovnik panorama with its Town walls. The photo is taken on windy maestral summer day from nearby panorama vista point above Banje beach. (‘Full of life – Don’t fill your life with days, fill your days with life’)

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Sponza Palace

Sponza Palace

Sponza Palace was built in the early 1500s, designed by architect Pasij Milicevic. It is one of the very few buildings to survive Dubrovnik’s  1667 earthquake. Initially, it was built as the city’s customs house and mint. The facade of the palace is (see photos below) a combination of Gothic and Renaissance architecture including lovely Gothic

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Sightseeing in Dubrovnik in 1920s

Sightseeing in Dubrovnik in 1920s

Sightseeing in Dubrovnik in 1920s: Visiting the most compelling sights and attractions in the city of Dubrovnik in the late 1920s – selection of photos

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Water Polo in Dubrovnik in 1925

Water Polo in Dubrovnik in 1925

Crowd watching water polo match in Dubrovnik’s Old Harbour, near Porporela;  photo taken in 1925

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Sea Kayaking in Dubrovnik

Sea Kayaking in Dubrovnik

Sea Kayaking in Dubrovnik is a fantastic way to spend a day in the town – a combination of sightseeing and kayaking around the Old Town. Starting from Pile, in the near vicinity of Lovrjenac Fort, you will paddle along the walls of the Old Town, passing near Buza, Sveti Ivan

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Pile Bus Stop

Pile Bus Stop

Waiting area at the bus stop in Pile, Dubrovnik Pile bus stop is probably the most popular bus stop in the town due to the fact that all local buses (except one – No 7) stops here as this is located in the near vicinity of the main entrance to

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