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The present day church of St. Blasius was constructed by Venetian architect Marino Gropelli in in 1715 on the commission by the city authorities. The church was built on the place of an old Romanesque church from 1368 that was significantly damaged in the Great earthquake of 1667 and finally destroyed in the fire that struck it in 1706.
Porporela was built in 1873, next to St. John Fortress. It is an ideal place for quick refreshment in the hot Dubrovnik summers. A lot off people sitting at wall enjoing the great view of the environment. Traditional festivities entitled the Porporela Night are the opportunity to enjoy a glass of red wine. Enjoy the environment and the warm summer evenings!
After entering the Old town trough Pile gate (west side) on the right side you will see the Onofrio's Fountain. His water supply was completed in 1438 and supplied the town with fresh water for 500 years!
Stradun is the unofficial name for the main street Placa that merges Ploce gate in the east and Pile gate in the west in a length of 292m. It was created at the end of the 11th century
At the aquarium you will have an opportunit to see dentex, gilthead sea bream, seabass, common sea bream, brown wrasse, green wrasse, eel, mullets, dangerous snakelike moray, peaceful scorpion fish, spiny lobsters and many more creatures from the Adriatic in 31 tanks. You may hear about the famous and oldest resident at the aquarium, the loggerhead turtle that has been there since 1953. Unfortunately it died in 2011 after watching growing up and bringing back their own children
The Rector's palace is one impressive building of great historic and artistic value. The construction of the Palace started in the 12th century and lasted a very long time. In 1435, an explosion of gunpowder destroyed the original building. Another explosion in 1463. again damaged the building, especially the western part. Owing to fire and earthquake the building was repaired and restored several times. Today the palace is a Historical Museum of Dubrovnik's past
Lazareti is the first quarantine facility in europe. The republic of Ragusa decided to build this in the year 1377. To save the population from diseases comming over from trader all over the world, this building was the housing for incomming people which stay for 30 days in isolation. Today concerts and events are organised within this place. You can reach it by leaving the walls through the Ploce gate in the east.
The Elaphiti Islands or the Elaphites is a small archipelago consisting of several islands stretching northwest of Dubrovnik, in the Adriatic sea.The Elaphites have a total land area of around 30 square kilometres and a population of 850 inhabitants.
Srđ is a mountain just behind the walled city of Dubrovnik. Its height is 412 metres, and its top is adorned with Fort Imperijal, built from 1806 to 1816, during the Napoleonic Wars.
Gruž (Italian: Gravosa) is a neighborhood in Dubrovnik, Croatia, about 2 km northwest of the Old City. It has a population of approximately 15,000 people. The main port for Dubrovnik is in Gruž as well as its largest market and the main bus station "Libertas"
Lapad is a peninsula holding the most beautiful, outer walls, part of Dubrovnik. With a heavenly bay, Sumratin bay (Uvala Lapad). Lapad bay has a long boulevard with many coffee bars and restaurants
This fantastic island is the favourite excursion place of the Dubrovnik population and many tourists. Featuring a lovely Botanical garden, a lake called The Dead Sea and a Forte Royale fortress, a perfect vista spot to The City.
Srebreno is a small village near Dubrovnik (6km) in east direction. Place with great sand and gravel beaches surrounding a clear sea water. Dream for all swimmer and water lovers!
Mlini is located at the Dubrovnik Riviera and it is a tourist locations in the entire Dubrovnik region. Since it is only 11 kilometres away from Dubrovnik. Mlini is not only a preserved agricultural and fisherman's village but also a location where you can enjoy the sea surrounded with Mediterranean plants. The small river Zavrelja flows through the village.
Cavtat is a town near Dubrovnik. It is on the Adriatic Sea coast 15km south east of Dubrovnik and is the centre of the Konavle municipality. The original city was founded by the Greeks in the 6th century under the name of Epidaurus. A lot of water sport possibilties are existent. Further more, it is predefined for evening walking at the port enjoying the sunset time.
Kupari is a village near Dubrovnik (10km) and is part of the Župa dubrovačka area. Kupari is home to the Kupari Tourist Complex, a disused military tourist resort. The complex includes several large hotels which were severely damaged during the Croatian War of Independence. One of the most beautifelaful beaches are placed here.
The Dubrovnik Summer Festival is an annually-held summer festival instituted in 1950 in Dubrovnik, Croatia. It is held every year between 10 July and 25 August. On more than 70 open-air venues of Renaissance-Baroque city of Dubrovnik a rich programme of classical music, theatre, opera and dance performances is presented.
Ever since the year 972, when people began to celebrate it, the feast day of St Blaise, Dubrovnik patron saint, has been a quite special festivity, typical of Dubrovnik. A series of church and secular concerts, exhibitions, book presentations and theatre guest performances are dedicated to the patron saint of Dubrovnik, whose statues look at us from the city walls and gates and whose caring hand guards Dubrovnik on his palm.
Dubrovnik Local beaches Water polo Championship is the largest amateur competition in the world. More than 40 teams jump into the sea every year at the beginning of July, and start the battle for the champion title.
(June-July) Midsummer Scene is an established theatre festival held in English that uses one of the most beautiful stage ambients – Dubrovnik’s St. Lawrence Fortress – which is the stage for Shakespeare’s most well-known dramas, realised through the cooperation of British and Croatian theatre artists.
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