Old Town of Dubrovnik

Rauterot.jpg Old Town of Dubrovnik and Lokrum Island UNESCO.jpg
UNESCO-World Heritage 1979

extend 1994

UNESCO-No. 0095
Criterion culture 1-3-4
Origin 7. Century AD
Region Southern Dalmatia
Place Dubrovnik (Old Town)

Island Lokrum

Beside the town wall lies the Old Town of Dubrovnik, which is a culture World Heritage since 1979. The UNESCO extended it in 1994.

How to get to Old Town of Dubrovnik

The Old Town of Dubrovnik is lying in the south of the town Dubrovnik. In front of the west gate of Pile you are found the central busstop of the Old City of Dubrovnik.

You will come into through the Pile gate on the west side, Ploče gate on the east side or a gate in the north side of the town wall.

Insight into history of Old Town of Dubrovnik

In the year 1667 was an earthquake in Dubrovnik.

Satelliteview about Old Town of Dubrovnik


Picture gallery of Old Town of Dubrovnik

What to see in Old Town of Dubrovnik

The most beautiful sightseeing of the old city is the town wall with his Minčeta Tower and the main street Stradún between Pile gate and Old Harbour.

Other sightseeings are beautiful Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque churches, monasteries, palaces and fountains.

Town wall

The fortress of Dubrovnik is constructed between the 12. and 17. century. At her you can walk around the City.

Pile gate

The Pile gate has an outer and inner gate of town wall. Between both gates is showed a commemorative plaque about the damage by the aggression on Dubrovnik by the Yugoslav army in the years 1991/92.

Bokar Tower

It was built in the southwest of the wall in 1464.

Minčeta Tower

It’s the greatest fortification of the wall.

Ploče gate


The Stradún is the main street between the inner gate of Pile and the Clock Tower on the other side of town.

Webcam of Stradún

West side of Stradún

Church of Saint Saviour

The croatian name is Sveti Spas.

Franciscan Monastery and Church
Onofrio Fountain
Former Convent of St Claire

Place Luza and the east side of Stradún

Sponza Palace
Orlando Column
St Blaise’s Church

The croatian name is Sveti Vlaho.

Clock Tower
Little Onofrio’s fountain

Old Harbour

Northern part in the east side of Stradún

Dominican Monastery and Museum

Southern part in the east side of Stradún

Rector’s Palace
Gunduliceva poljana

Here is the morning market place.

Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin

The croatian name of the cathedral is Sveta Gospa.

Episcopal Palace
Fort St John

Southern part of Old Town between Cathedral and Former Convent of St Claire

St Ignatius Church
Ethnographic Museum

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