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Saturday, July 9, 2016

Dubrovnik, the Pearl of the Adriatic


Dubrovnik, a unique fusion of historical sights:

Dubrovnik is a Croatian city .It is a well-known town in Dalmatia located at the end of Croatian territories. Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful cities in the Mediterranean. Wider area of the towns includes Lapad Peninsula where most of the hotels and beaches are located.

Dubrovnik Old Town is one of the world’s finest and most perfectly medieval cities in the world. This city is included in the world heritage list from UNESCO.Though it is a world favourite tourist destination visited by millions of tourists from all over the world. But also it is visited by many celebrities from the world of show business.

Activities in Dubrovnik:

Dubrovnik summer festival usually held  during July and August every year.

The festival includes theater plays, and classical and folk music and dance. They have open-air stage shows within the old town. It is one of the most important festivals in Croatia. One can visit this place any time of the year because of the pleasant climate .Valentine day is very special for romantic people, with pleasant temperature, hotel holiday specials and gentle lap of the sea.

Sight-Seeing in Dubrovnik:

City Walls: The visit will be incomplete without a walk around the specular city walls. The city walls are the finest in the world. The city walls are built with intricate and complex system of forts, bastions, casemates, towers and detached forts. The city wall is a world renowned iconic symbol of white stone beauty. So it is known as the PEARL OF THE ADRIATIC. The city wall runs uninterrupted encircling the city.

Dubrovnik’s Gibraltar, Fort Lovrijenac, DubrovnikCathedral, Treasury, Stradun of Dubrovnik, the City gates, the square of the Loggia, the Big fountain, St Saviour church and Dominican and Franciscan Monasteries are some more places where one can visit.

Watersports lover can choose from fun banana rides, white water rafting, scuba diving, water-skiing but also catamaran sailing, sea kayaking and fishing around beautiful Dubrovnik islands.

Those who like sandy beaches there are two places you should not miss. If you want to be at one with nature, Dubrovnik also has a few nude/naturist beaches to choose from such as Plat, Cava Beach and Lokrum Beach and two magnificent islands that are Kolocep and Lopud which are a part of the group of islands called the Elaphit Islands.

Take a cable car up Mount Srd. is one of the places where you can take breath-taking snaps of the Old town. You could hike up the mountain on foot and go before dusk to watch the sunset.

Cultural Events and Nightlife in Dubrovnik:

See a show: They perform traditional dances and songs in an outdoor theatre near BanjeBeach. Many night clubs and discos with top DJ across the world come and meet the demands of all travellers looking for night time entertainment.

A Boat tour can take you a few different places. Like the Lokrum Island. You can tour the nearby Elaphit Island. You can party on a pirate ship and watch fishes on a glass bottomed boat.

Wine Tasting: 

The Pelijesac Peninsula is a good grape growing country and as a result you can get some surprising Good Croatian wine in Dubrovnik. One can taste the wine at some bars or you can stop right at the vineyards on your way to or from Korcula.

For A Relaxing Stay: Hotel Kazbek, Hotel Excelsior, Bellevue Hotel, Rixos Libertas Dubrovnik, Radisson BLU Resort and Spa, Dubrovnik Palace, Royal Princess Hotel and Villa Orsula are some of the famous Hotels.


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