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About Dubrovnik

DUBROVNIK, THE HOST CITY
Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic“ is situated in the southern most part of Croatia. It is renowned for the beauty of its monuments, its two kilometres long imposing walls and charming atmosphere. In the 14th century, Dubrovnik was the only eastern Adriatic city-state to rival Venice having sovereignty and an own culture. During its 450 years of independence the Republic of Dubrovnik had a very strong naval force of more then 500 ships and was a flourishing trading centre.
In 1432 Dubrovnik Republic supports the foundation of its first orphanage.
Although severely damaged by an earthquake in 1667, Dubrovnik managed to preserve its beautiful Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque churches, monasteries, palaces and fountains. UNESCO recognized the rich cultural heritage and entered the ancient city into its World's Heritage List.
Dubrovnik is called the Pearl of the Adriatic above all because of its great wealth of heritage in the arts and in history. The famous writer George Bernard Shaw once wrote that "those who seek heaven on earth must come to Dubrovnik."

ARRIVAL
Dubrovnik can be reached by air as it has an international airport in Ćilipi - Dubrovnik (22 km away) that accommodates connecting flights with major European cities all year round such as Frankfurt, Vienna, Barcelona,Zagreb, Rome, Paris and London. For all detailed information about flights please visit www.dubrovnik-airport.hr and www.croatiaairlines.com

By boat there is a direct line from Dubrovnik to Bari in Italy and from Korčula to Ancona while local ship lines connect all the islands in the waters of Dubrovnik with the regional centre. More on www.jadrolinija.hr
Dubrovnik is connected with rest of Croatia by highway Zagreb – Split – Ploče and motorway Ploče – Dubrovnik. For more information please visit www.hak.hr

ABOUT DUBROVNIK
For all information and details about monuments and art, restaurants, shopping, culture and music events and other information please visit www.tzdubrovnik.hr

 
     
 
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