Dubrovnik City Walls Tour

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Dubrovnik city walls - strong, resilient and beautiful...

Walking the city walls of Dubrovnik is truly a memorable experience. But when you have an expert guide with you, it becomes a journey to the golden days of the old Dubrovnik when this imposing complex of white stone was built to protect the people and the wealth of the Republic of Ragusa. the ancient city-state of Dubrovnik.

Dubrovnik city walls were built over a period of several hundred years. The construction of the early medieval walls began in the 9th century and the walls obtained their present shape in the course of the 14th century, with later additions in the 15th, 16th and finally, 19th century.

Our guide will tell you the stories of the efforts put into building such a strong fortification system and will explain to you who the enemies were back in the days. You will learn about diplomatic relations with Venice and the Ottoman Empire and hear about the ingenious architects with innovative defensive solutions, well ahead of their time.

Dubrovnik City Walls Tour is designed to be a two-hour walk along the entire perimeter of the walls, that will offer you spectacular views of the old city port, the church domes and the red roofs of the Old Town. You will climb to the highest point of the walls, the imposing Minčeta fort and your guide will tell you about its military importance as well as that of the forts Bokar, the mighty Lovrijenac, St. John's and Revelin.

Dubrovnik City Walls Tour is for those wanting to capture the breathtaking sights high above the shiny main thoroughfare but at the same time seeking to understand when, how and why this massive armour of stone was built.

Tour highlights:

  • The whole 1.2 mile walk around the city walls
  • Minčeta fort – the highest point and the best photo stop
  • Magnificent views of the Old Town and the harbour

Duration: 2 hours  Price: 150 Kn per person*

Departs daily at 4.30 p.m.

Please note: The price of this tour does NOT include the admission fee for the city walls. This has to be paid separately by cash or credit card. The admission for the walls in 2017 is 150 Kn (adult ticket) or 50 Kn (Under-18 and students with a valid International Student Card)