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FANTASTIC NEW VIDEO : Dubrovnik in Cinematic High Definition

Ever wondered what Dubrovnik looks like when it's free of tourist crowds...? Well, that's Dubrovnik that, we locals, know. If you want to experience...

Winter fairy tale in Dubrovnik

Since I am the child of the city, you can only imagine the kind of excitement I experienced when I ran out this morning…...

Lazarettos Dubrovnik: Medieval Quarantine Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik was one of the first places in the world to introduce a quarantine system as a protective measure against infectious diseases. Originally the...

Is Dubrovnik still a City State?

A lot of people know that Dubrovnik used to be a city-state, but lack an understanding of what precisely the term means. Was Dubrovnik...

The origin of the name Dubrovnik

In ancient times, the mountain of Srđ featured a dense oak forest called Dubrava (dub=oak, dubrava=oak grove). The people thus connected it with the...

Top Fact about Old Town: Walls of Dubrovnik

A walk along Dubrovnik's famous city walls that surrounds the Old Town is a unique and wonderful experience and a must-do when visiting Dubrovnik. Walls of Dubrovnik...

Dubrovnik legends: Stone Heads at Pile Gate

Before setting your foot on the wooden draw-bridge connecting Pile the western entrance - with the Old City, you should look up. Under a...

Respublica Obscura Room Escape: The best way to meet history of...

“The first contact I had with Room Escape was through the PC point-and-click adventure games that were popular more than ten years ago and...

Are you cool enough for Dubrovnik?

They listened to vinyl before you did. They drank whiskey before you did. They dressed cool before you did. Yes, they were the original...