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Revelin Fortress

Revelin Fortress

Revelin Tower (Revelin Fortress) located just outside the town walls as part of the Ploče Gate entrance to the Old town was built in 16th century as protection of the Eastern side of the Town as well as to its harbour (Old Port). Revelin, protecting the Eastern entrance to the city was a place through which many middle-eastern visitors came to the town including visitors from

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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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Walls of Dubrovnik

Walls of Dubrovnik

Views from Dubrovnik town walls over to old harbour, Sveti Ivan fortress and Lokrum Island Dubrovnik City Walls (locally called “Dubrovački miri” or in Croatian, officially “Dubrovačke zidine“) were built all around the Old Town of Dubrovnik, around the seashore, to protect a town from pirates and other unwelcome guests. These enormous walls that encircle the entire Old Town, dotted by

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Entry ticket for Dubrovnik city walls

Entry ticket for Dubrovnik city walls

Dubrovnik town walls entry ticket guidelines: How much does an entry ticket cost? Prices vary depending on age and circumstances. As of 2019: adults – 200 HRK (about 29 Euro) children and students concession – 50 HRK children under the age of 7 accompanied by an adult: free, unlimited entry Buying Tickets in Advance: How Can I Book in Advance?

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Buža Beach

Buža Beach

Buža Beach is, in my opinion, one of the most attractive swimming and sunbathing spots in Dubrovnik. It is a pretty unconventional place, located right next to the southern edge of huge Town Walls, offering great views of Lokrum Island and Adriatic. The beach is rocky with numerous patches of concrete terraces where you can sunbathe and jump into the sea. For

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Buža Gate

Buža Gate

Buža gate also known as Vrata od Buže is a northern entrance to the Old Town that leads from Iza Grada street, crossing Peline and down the steps to Prijeko and further the steps to Stradun, the main Old Town’s promenade. This entrance in the town is handy if you park your car in Iza Grada area or if you are

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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

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Dubrovnik Old Town

Dubrovnik Old Town

About Dubrovnik old town Jutting out into the Adriatic Sea with a backdrop of rugged limestone mountains, Dubrovnik Old Town is known as one of the world’s finest and most perfectly preserved medieval cities in the world. For centuries, Dubrovnik rivalled Venice as a trading port, with its huge sturdy stone walls, built between the 11th and 17th centuries, affording

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Sveti Spasitelj Fortress

Sveti Spasitelj Fortress

Sveti Spasitelj Fortress also known as the tower/bastion of Saint Saviour is located on the south-east side of the town walls. The tower offers great views over the sea to Lokrum as well as over the Buza beach. Location Map of Sveti Spasitelj Fortress: see the location of Sveti Spasitelj tower on larger map + on the map of the city walls

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Photos of Dubrovnik Walls

Photos of Dubrovnik Walls

Some Photos of Dubrovnik Walls: Walking along the western side of the walls, over Pile gate with views over Lovrijenac fort and Bokar tower Visiting Minceta fortress at the north west side of town walls At the Sveta Margarita tower on the southern side of the town walls Approach to Sveti Spasitelj fortress on the south east side of Dubrovnik medieval

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