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Walls of Dubrovnik

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Walls of Dubrovnik
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A series of defensive stone walls

Op?ina Dubrovnik, 20000, Croatia

The walls are complex fortifications that surround the old town of Dubrovnik.
They were built from the 13th to the 17th century for defense purposes, and are 1940 meters long and 25 meters tall. On side next to the land they are 4-6 meters thick, and on the sea side 1.5-3 meters. Walls have four sides, protected by towers.
When the enclosure by walls began in the 13th century, the area of the old town was already defined and could no longer spread. During the Dubrovnik Republic, within of its Walls lived about 2,000 inhabitants in 1272 and about 6,000 people in the 15th century. The Walls are protected by UNESCO.

The city is surrounded by walls and fortresses which make it special, unique and just wonderful to look at. Tourists can climb the walls and enjoy a walk trough the walls with a view of the city and the see underneath. Dubrovnik offers many accommodation arrangements, exclusive hotels, motels, and private accommodations. This city is highly known and appreciated for its history, culture, cuisine and beautiful clean see. It offers its guest wild night parties, as well as a quiet family time and active holidays.

People can ride their bikes, go diving, fishing, boat riding, sailing and many other interesting things. Another great thing about Dubrovnik is the fact that globally famous TV series The Game of Thrones is being filmed there. Precisely that drew many guests to the city and made it even more famous.

Opening hours

April 1 to May 31 - 8:00 to 18:30 June 1-July 31 - 8:00 to 19:30 August 1 to September 30 - 8:00 to 18:30 October 1 to October 31 - 8:00 to 17:30 November 1 to March 31 - 9:00 to 15:00

How to get there

There are two big parking spots at the entrance of city of Dubrovnik and from there goes bus directly to Walls of Dubrovnik. It's possible to park very near the walls for 100 euros.