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Entrance to Dubrovnik Town Walls

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

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Pile Gate

Pile Gate

The main entrance to Old Town, busy Pile Gate (the name derived from Greek word pylaj meaning gate) in the old time (built in the 15th century) used to have a wooden drawbridge which used to be pulled up at night to prevent unwelcome guests entering the medieval, walled city. The drawbridge was replaced by stoned one long time ago so nowadays,

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Getting to and from Dubrovnik Airport

Getting to and from Dubrovnik Airport

Transport to and from Dubrovnik airport is well organized. It is a busy hub from where there are several options you can choose for travelling to or from. Dubrovnik Airport does not have a train station so getting to and from Dubrovnik involves either taking a shuttle bus, taxi(cab) service or pre-arranged transfer to Dubrovnik town centre. By Airport Bus Shuttle: The recently introduced non-stop

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Lapad to Dubrovnik Old Town

Lapad to Dubrovnik Old Town

Directions for getting from Lapad to the Old Town: The shortest distance between Lapad and Dubrovnik old town is 3 kilometres (calculated from the main square). Taking a bus or taxi will be a bit longer, as the traffic system in the town in this direction includes some one-way streets (about 4.2 km). If you take a taxi from Lapad to the Old town you

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Dubrovnik City Walls Map

Dubrovnik City Walls Map

Map of Dubrovnik City Walls: Need Entry Tickets to Town Walls? Buy Now Map of Dubrovnik town walls with indication of town walls, fortresses, towers and town gates: Revelin, Buza gate, Minceta, Pile gate, Bokar, Sveta Margarita, Sveti Stjepan, Sveti Spasitelj, Sveti Ivan and the main entranc

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Pile

Pile

Pile is a small but busy suburb of Dubrovnik (see map), situated just in front of Pile Gate, well known Dubrovnik’s landmark at the western side of the Old town and home of a popular bus station. The area is an important transport hub for the whole city and well known for frequent traffic jams, so it can be pretty busy around here

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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 the Dubrovnik’s Old Town (see the bus map) There are three

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Finding the Perfect Beach in Dubrovnik

Finding the Perfect Beach in Dubrovnik

Swimming spot near the Old Town walls @ Porporela Unless its winter time, I am sure that pretty soon upon your arrival in Dubrovnik you will get your swimwear on and will try to find the best place to go for swim and sunbath. After a long day of travelling, feeling hot on temperatures over 30C, your first desire is to jump

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