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Old Town in the Summer picture in Dubrovnik
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    5.0
  • Food Scene
    3.5
  • Atmosphere
    4.5

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By the end of your visit to this circumvented paradise, you might find yourself wanting to stay inside the formidable stone city walls. One head-over-heels TripAdvisor user exclaims: "There were men playing classical music, aromas in the area, the historical castle you are walking through, and some of the friendliest people you can meet. This was truly a great experience. We only stayed half the day because of the cruise but I would go again! Bring a camera because you don't want to forget this trip!"

The walls contain Dubrovnik's historic sites such as the Franciscan Monastery, Rector's Palace and Dubrovnik Cathedral. Even new attractions like the War Photo Limited are squeezed into this dense area. Another TripAdvisor user reports, "There are great shopping opportunities and some fantastic little cafes" along the picturesque alleyways. Stroll down the town's main thoroughfare, Stradun, to understand the bustling vibrancy of Dubrovnik. And don't miss the impressive Luza Square or Onofrio's Fountain.

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Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik

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#1 City Walls The first thing you'll see as you approach Dubrovnik from the sky or the sea is the city walls. These ancient fortifications were built and rebuilt in the 13th ... Read more » jimmyharris / Flickr

#2 Dubrovnik Cable Car The original Dubrovnik cable cars shut down in 1991 after the town sustained heavy bombing. But in the summer of 2010, nearly 20 years later, the cable car triumphantly returned ... Read more » wiredtourist.com / Flickr

#3 War Photo Limited On its website, the War Photo Limited professes its intent is "to educate the public in the field of war photography, to expose the myth of war and the intoxication ... Read more » Courtesy of War Photo Limited

#4 Dubrovnik Cathedral Dubrovnik Cathedral, or the Church of the Assumption, is actually the third church built on the site. The first, a Byzantine-style building, was constructed in the 6th and 7th centuries ... Read more » Charlie Dave / Flickr

#5 Lokrum Island If you didn't know, the Dubrovnik beaches are limited in space and number; those available can get very crowded. So where are you going to catch some zzz's ... Read more » Charlie Dave / Flickr

#6 Old Town By the end of your visit to this circumvented paradise, you might find yourself wanting to stay inside the formidable stone city walls. One head-over-heels TripAdvisor user exclaims: "There were ... Read more » Charlie Dave / Flickr

#7 Rector's Palace Also known as the Dubrovnik Museum, Rector's Palace isn't what you think of when you imagine a monarch's residence. Perhaps, that's because each rector only lived ... Read more » lostajy / Flickr

#8 Franciscan Monastery This Franciscan Monastery has operated continually for almost 700 years. Even more fascinating, the monastery houses the third-oldest functioning pharmacy in Europe. The museum portion of the pharmacy has antique ... Read more » Charlie Dave / Flickr

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War Photo museum picture in Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik Cathedral picture in Dubrovnik
The Island of Lokrum picture in Dubrovnik
Old Town in the Summer picture in Dubrovnik
Rector's Palace picture in Dubrovnik
Franciscan Monastery picture in Dubrovnik

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