Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Dubrovnik, Croatia, Europe
Dubrovnik is a city in the Dalmatia Region in Croatia country on the Adriatic Ocean. Dubrovnik is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the beautiful historical monuments that are well preserved till now. Dubrovnik has total area of 21.35 square kilometers (8.24 square miles) and situated at an elevation of 3 meters (10 feet) above the sea level and the economy of the city is based on tourism, fishing and local business.
Dubrovnik is located close to the border of the Bosnia and Herzegovina and situated at the distance of 600 kilometers from Zagreb, capital of Croatia. Coordinates of Dubrovnik are 42.6403° N, 18.1083° E.
Tourism in Dubrovnik:
Dominican Monastery and Museum:
Dominican Monastery and Museum was constructed during the 14th century is one of the first versatile construction projects in the city constructed in Gothic style of architecture and designed by Maso di Bartolomeo. The museum showcases the paintings, triptychs, church vessels, and a reliquary supposedly containing the cranium of King Stephen I of Hungary.
Dubrovnik Cathedral is the oldest known church in the city and church once was ruined, but King Richard donated the funds to rebuilt the church, is must visit site in the city.
Gunduliceva Poljana is situated at the distance of 2.5 kilometers from center of the city is a historical street and best place to spend time, have a sip of coffee and food surrounded by market, historical monuments and church.
Rector’s Palace is placed at the distance of 2 kilometers from the heart of the city is a 13th century Palace but was destroyed in the year 1435 due the explosion of gun powder inside the palace and reconstructed in a Venetian-Gothic style after 28 years.
Places to see in and around Dubrovnik:
- Saviour’s Church
- Blaise Church
- Sponza Palace
- Ploce Gate
- Pile Gate
- Orlando’s Column
- Onofrio’s Fountains
- Luza Square
- Jewish Synagogue
- Jesuit Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola
- Franciscan Monastery
- Dubrovnik Aquarium and Maritime Museum
- Dominican Monastery and Museum
Climate in Dubrovnik:
Dubrovnik experiences humid subtropical and Mediterranean climate with short summer season during June and July and rain fall throughout year with dry winter season.
Connectivity to Dubrovnik:
Dubrovnik Airport is positioned at the distance of 20 kilometers from the city is an international airport serves with domestic and international flights to all the major cities in the country and Europe with many airlines operators.
Dubrovnik is connected through national highway 8 and main station is situated at the distance of 2 kilometers from center of the city in Kantafig vicinity has direct bus connectivity from Zagreb, Korcula, Mostar, Rijeka, Sarajevo, Split, Herceg Novi, Bar, Kotor, and Budva and few others and taxi and scooters are available to get around the city.
Dubrovnik receives many cruise ships from major European cities and ferries operate from Split, Stari Grad, Korčula and Sobra regularly and best mode of transportation within the country.
Accommodation in Dubrovnik:
Dubrovnik has some presumed hotels falling under the category of 1 star rating to 4 star rating presenting various world class services and amenities for the tourists checking in hotels all round the year. The facilities include breakfast, lunch, laundry services, ironing, babysitting center, 24 hrs help desk, mini bar and restaurant, airport pick and drop, doctors on call, elevators, lifts, facilities for disabled visitors and physically handicapped guests etc. List of prominent hotels in Dubrovnik is as follows:
- Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik
- Bellevue Hotel
- Hotel Excelsior
- Dubrovnik Palace
- Rixos Libertas Dubrovnik
- Grand Villa Argentina
- The Pucic Palace
- Villa Anastasia Dubrovnik
- Villa Allure of Dubrovnik
- Sipa Apartments
- Royal Palm Hotel
- Royal Princess Hotel
- Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik