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About the guru Vlaho
Dear travelers, I welcome you to my hometown of Dubrovnik where I was born and raised. Let me tell you the history and the way of life as a local who has been living and working in the Old City for many years. Even in the hardest of times, during the recent Homeland War in Croatia, I was here, proudly defending the "Grad" and its people, as we, the locals call Dubrovnik wi... More »
Dear travelers, I welcome you to my hometown of Dubrovnik where I was born and raised. Let me tell you the history and the way of life as a local who has been living and working in the Old City for many years. Even in the hardest of times, during the recent Homeland War in Croatia, I was here, proudly defending the "Grad" and its people, as we, the locals call Dubrovnik with a capital G, meaning: „The City". As a fellow traveler who's traveled to every continent of the world, I know what it's like to be a tourist, so give me the opportunity and pleasure of meeting you and showing you this fascinating and enchanting Old City. As quoted by the famous Irish playwright, George Bernard Shaw: "If you want to see heaven on Earth, come to Dubrovnik". I truly believe that being a local and having many years of experience working in tourism will guarantee you only the best of the service and pleasure during your visit. So, why not choose one of the offered tours and get to know the little hidden secrets only the natives know, that have made Dubrovnik a unique and very special world known city, called „The Pearl of the Adriatic". Be my guest, take a tour and explore the depths of Dubrovnik and its divine surrounding area, dive into the history, culture, gastronomy, language, nature, art, tradition, customs, …. and enrich your knowledge and return home with the desire of coming back again! Looking forward to meeting you. Vlaho
About the tour
DON'T BE BUNDLED IN A GROUP OF MANY AMONG MANY OTHER GROUPS IN THE OLD CITY! Join me before the crowds come rushing in from the cruise ships and take a walking tour through Dubrovnik’s beautiful Old City in the start of the day and visit the city’s major landmarks and hear about the history and the way of life in Dubrovnik through many centuries up to now! As you step through the gates of old city walls, you will be taking a step back in time, losing yourself in the grandeur and beauty of this culturally influential city.
Beginning at Pile Gate, at the western entrance to the Old City, you will be guided to Dubrovnik’s most significant historical landmarks (we won't enter any churches or museums). See: Pile Gate, Cove of Kolorina, Onofrio’s Fountains, Orlando’s Column, Rector’s Palace, Sponza Palace, Stradun (the main street), The Cathedral, Church of St. Blaise, The Wide Street, Square of Ivan Gundulić, some locations were recent popular movies were filmed, like the Game of Thrones and much more. Take in the beautiful sights, and listen to stories and remarkable facts through the many centuries of Dubrovnik’s dramatic history, including the recent past during the Homeland War. The tour ends in the Luža Square (the main city square).
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