Dubrovnik Old Town Tour - The best way to discover the Old Town
Do you want to hear about the history of Dubrovnik and discover the main sights of the Old town? The Old Town Tour is just what you need to get to know Dubrovnik! Our experienced guide will lead you through the narrow streets and tell you about the very foundation of the city, explain its rise to power, its heyday and its eventual demise.
You will learn about the 16th century Republic of Ragusa, the city-state of Dubrovnik and its cultural, social and architectural accomplishments. Along the way, you will see the Onofrio's fountain, the beautiful churches of St. Blaise and St. Ignatius as well as the Rector's palace and Sponza palace, once the city's main political and trading institutions.
Our guide will share with you interesting stories about 16th century football played in the back alleys, cranky old priests, great scientists, grumpy poets and playwrights turned revolutionaries. You will hear facts that make up the complex history of Dubrovnik, but also legends and folk tales that add to its mystic charm.
The Old Town Tour is the perfect walking tour for getting to know Dubrovnik and its main sights. It is a two-hour introductory walking tour designed to leave you with a greater understanding of the rich, multi-layered past of this stunning city, from the very beginnings in the 7th century to the sad events of the 1990's Homeland War in Croatia and the attacks on the UNESCO protected Old Town.
Duration: 1.5 hours Price: 100 Kn per person
Departs daily at 6 p.m.