Dubrovnik walking tour
- Explore the streets of Dubrovnik with a local expert guide
- See the Franciscan Monastery, an architectural masterpiece
- Walk along Zudioska Street, home of the city's Jewish community
- Be awed by the Romanesque-Baroque cathedral
George Bernard Shaw once said that the one who seeks paradise on Earth must see Dubrovnik.
Explore Dubrovnik with a local expert guide to discover its streets, stone houses, little gardens and boat-filled harbor from where you can see the amazing crystal sea and nearby islands. Museums, squares, churches, monasteries and famous UNESCO-protected city walls are just beckoning to be photographed. Surrounded by ancient walls, Dubrovnik streets showecase stunning Renaissance and Baroque architecture. The creativity of artists, writers and scientists who have left their mark on Dubrovnik is woven into the soul of the city.
Enjoy a guided tour of Dubrovnik's splendid UNESCO-protected Old City. As its name suggests, this popular tour focuses on the must-see parts of the Old Town, while your professional guide provides fascinating and entertaining details, background and anecdotes that enhance your experience.
You will meet your knowledgable local guide just outside Pile Gate and from there, walk through the limestone-paved streets of the Stari Grad (Old Town) as your guide uncovers the history behind the city’s churches, monasteries and palaces.
Stradun, the main pedestrian street, runs some 300 metres through the Old Town, the city's wall-enclosed historic center. There you will see the Franciscan Monastery, an architectural masterpiece built in the Romanesque-Gothic style that, in addition to containing one of Europe's oldest pharmacies, houses a museum that displays priceless historical and cultural objects.
The route takes you around the Old Town via Onofrio's Fountain and up Prijeko Street to the Old Port - the key to Dubrovnik's trading and maritime success. Along the way you will pay a visit to St. Saviour's, the grandiose Franciscan and Dominican church, and see wine-producing vines believed to be more than 100 years old.
You will also see Zudioska Street, where the Jewish community was once situated. Here you can visit the famous 15th-century synagogue that was rebuilt in 1652 and is still in use today.
In Sponza Palace you will see a memorial room dedicated to the local fallen heroes of the Homeland War and become familiar with the contemporary history of Dubrovnik.
The tour then continues to the Old Town's landmark Romanesque-Baroque Cathedral of the Assumption, where you will learn about the church's history, from devastating earthquakes and reconstruction under the watchful eye of various architects to housing many important works of art.
Let your guide regale you with stories from the city’s deep and enriching history, once an autonomous republic buttressing both the Ottoman and the Venetian Empires. All in all, this classic walking tour of Dubrovnik provides you with the perfect snapshot of the main attractions of the Old Town, giving you an authentic taste of the city's delights.
Your tour finishes near the port.
- Visit to the three museums with old collections
- Visit to main churches
- Visit to the Jewish quarter of Dubrovnik
- Visit to the old monasteries
- Entry fees for the churches / museums / etc..
- Gratituies (optional)
- You guide will be waiting for you at Pile city gate, beneath the glass monument at the bus station.
- Dress code: smart casual
- Tour requires a minimum of two full price adult bookings to operate. In the event of the tour being cancelled due to not meeting the minimum booking requirements, you will receive a full refund.
- Choice of 10:00am or 04:00pm departure time.
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