One of the most popular tourist activities in Dubrovnik is strolling around the city's fortifications. It also should be the first, as it allows newcomers to get their bearings, gain an appreciation of the scale of this intricate city and see the skill it was built with. The City Walls are a panoramic promenade and history lesson all in one. Find their main entrance and ticket office right by the Pile gate. Once you've scaled the steps to the walls, take in the views at your own pace.
Many of Dubrovnik's amazing attractions are centred on the compact, fully walkable Old Town. Begin your Old Town sojourn with a stroll around its surrounding City Walls to get your bearings with an amazing view of the city and stupendously blue Adriatic sea. Continue your visit discovering the city's endless gems, from the Rector’s palace and Sponza palace to the Dominican monastery and Church of St. Blaise.
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