Dubrovnik is a city in southern Croatia fronting the
Adriatic Sea. It's known for its distinctive Old Town, encircled with
massive stone walls completed in the 16th century. Its well-preserved
buildings range from baroque St. Blaise Church to Renaissance Sponza
Palace and Gothic Rector’s Palace, now a history museum. Paved with
limestone, the pedestrianized Stradun (or Placa) is lined with shops and
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The Walls of Dubrovnik
are a series of defensive stone walls surrounding the
city of Dubrovnik in southern Croatia.
is an island in the Adriatic Sea 600 metres from the city of
Dubrovnik, Croatia. It stretches from northwest to southeast and
receives regular ferry service from the city. Austrian archduke
Maximilian once had a holiday home on the island. A monastery and a
botanical garden survive from his era.
Stradun or Placa is the main street of Dubrovnik, Croatia. The
limestone-paved pedestrian street runs some 300 metres through the Old
Town, the historic part of the city surrounded by the Walls of
The Assumption Cathedral
is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Dubrovnik, Croatia. It
is the seat of the Diocese of Dubrovnik.