Sights in Dubrovnik
Note that all the major tourist attractions are settled in the pedestrian old town, inside the town walls.
Stradun, additionally knowned as Placa, stretches from Ploce Gate to Pile Gate. The building stones were laid in the 15th century. Guests to the town can spend many hours wandering throughout its stunning sidewalks, edged with stores, dining establishments and several of Dubrovnik's most remarkable monuments. At one end (at Pile Gate) is the Onofrio Fountain and at the other end is the Orlando Column, a popular gathering place for residents of Dubrovnik.
Dubrovnik Town Walls
The town walls were initially built in the 10th century, however strengthened significantly in the 15th century. Undoubtedly, Dubrovnik town walls are one of the top attractions of old town and no guest should leave Dubrovnik without taking a guided tour. The town walls of Dubrovnik are up to six metres wide in a couple of locations and have provide protection to Dubrovnik since the middle ages.
Rector's Palace in Dubrovnik
The Rector's Palace is among the most significant landmarks of Dubrovnik and acted as head office for the Ragusa authorities and even housing a dungeon and providing home for the rector. The authentic structure (from early 13th century) was totally demolished in 1435 by a ammunition blast. These days, this spectacular Dubrovnik palace presents museum exhibits in the upper story and is the home of classical music concerts in the yard during the course of Dubrovnik's Summer Festival.
Cable Car to Mount Srd
Tired of sightseeing? There's no more desirable way to experience the incredible charm of the Dubrovnik shore and isles than getting the cable car to Mount Srd. Unfortunately, the cable car was totally destroyed throughout the war in the early 1990s and was never fixed ... up until 2010 ! The cable car has now been completely recovered with entirely brand-new devices and is now an absolute must for guests once more. A trip to the top of Mount Srd takes just couple of mins, and once there you can enjoy the sights whilst enjoy a snack food, or at the coffee bar or eating place on the top.
The Dubrovnik Cathedral
Soon after the 17th century quake, Dubrovnik Cathedral was rebuilded in Baroque form and is currently a well-known tourist attraction. The cathedral features a polyptych that has been supposed to have been painted by Titian. One more quake in 1979 saw cause to dig drains below the cathedral; these diggings revealed a Romanesque cathedral underneath the current one. Additional excavating, revealed one more church beneath this one, originating from the 6th century.
The Dominican abbey / fortress in Dubrovnik is the home of a wealth of history in addition to wealthy compilation of significant art featuring art works by Dubrovnik's best artists and artefacts of gold displayed in the small museum.