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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...

6 things you don’t know about Dubrovnik

You know a lot about Dubrovnik. About architecture, culture, festivals and something about history. But there are many reasons why Dubrovnik became so popular...

What have dazzled you on your vacation in Dubrovnik?

Christopher Middleton was sent by British Daily Mail to discover Dubrovnik far beyond the cruise terminal. What has he discovered, and which features of...

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...

10 things you didn’t know about Dubrovnik

Yes, we know that you’ve already heard that Dubrovnik’s second name is Pearl of the Mediterranean. It’s been attracting numerous tourist for a very...