Stradun or Placa is the main street of Dubrovnik, Croatia. The limestone-paved pedestrian street runs some 300 metres through the Old Town, the historic part of the city surrounded by the Walls of Dubrovnik.
Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea. A seaport city known as “the pearl of the Adriatic” and a dream for any fan of the Game of Thrones series. Every year, Dubrovnik attracts more and more fans that want to see the “King’s Landing”.
Dubrovnik was founded in the 7th century and has been ruled through the centuries by the Venetians and the Hungarians. Its impressive architecture gave Dubrovnik its designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
To learn more about the below attractions as well as other cultural events, shopping, top gastronomic venues and sightseeing opportunities offered by the city ofDubrovnik, please visit the official web portal of Dubrovnik Tourism.
The Croatian Kuna is the currency of Croatia, in use since 1994.
Values on 19/10/2018 : 1 Kuna (HRK) = about 0,134 EUR or 0,155 USD
So, 1 EUR = about 7,426 HRK and about 6,472 HRK
The Dubrovnik Card is a key that opens the door to all of the top attractions in the cities of Dubrovnik and Cavtat. It provides the card holder with a number of discounts and significant savings, offering a variety of benefits as well as numerous surprises.
Depending on the length of your stay in Dubrovnik, you can buy 3 types of cards: 1-Day, 3-Day or 7-Day.
If you order the Dubrovnik Card online, you’ll get 10% discount on your purchase. You will receive a voucher for the purchased Dubrovnik Card via email.
All information is available here: www.dubrovnikcard.com
Places to visit
Dubrovnik Old Town
Dubrovnik Old Town is located within the city walls and abounds in Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque palaces, churches, and monasteries.
The Sponza Palace is a 16th-century palace. Its name is derived from the Latin word “spongia”, the spot where rainwater was collected.
Head to the old port, located in the eastern part of the city.
One of the must-sees is the Franciscan pharmacy; originally opened in 1317, this is the third oldest operating pharmacy in Europe.
A cable car can take you from downtown Dubrovnik up to Mount Srd, where you can enjoy the beautiful views.
A round-trip ticket costs 140 Kn for adults and 60 KN for kids (4 to 12 years old).
Working hours: 9 am-8 pm
Tourist Information Offices
Information offices of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board can be found at Pile and at Gruž.
Away from the city?
Elafiti Islands is a small archipelago off the coast of Dubrovnik.
Elafiti are perfect to visit if you would like to escape the bustle of Dubrovnik for a day. With sandy beaches and hiking trails, the islands can be a good one-day trip.
A small island, just 600 m off the coast of Dubrovnik, Lokrum is a protected nature reserve and a monument of landscape architecture. Lokrum is also the largest park of Dubrovnik.
It’s a popular swimming spot and a place to spend a day away from the city.
Lokrum is open to public from April through October.
A round-trip ticket costs 150 Kn for adults and 25 KN for kids (4 to 12 years old).
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