GuruWalk Original
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Ancient Old City– Finest tour of Dubrovnik #2024

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English
Guru: Vedran
Quality Verified Registered on November 26, 2019

Greetings visitors, my name is Vedran. I am born and grew up in Dubrovnik, my profession is licensed tour guide. Wherever I travel I like to know culture, gastronomy, history, archaeology, way of life and above all the most fun activities to make most of the time wherever I am. So if you came to explore Dubrovnik, this tour is the perfect way to fill all of your needs. Allow me to lead you throughout Old town, I promise you'll have a great time. Meeting point: https://maps.app.goo.gl/D2TkSHZdhrEAsdsE6

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Tour description

With this walking tour, you will explore Dubrovnik center as a local would. Guide will make sure that you discover all the secrets and beauty of this city.

"Old Town" of Dubrovnik is centar birthplace of the city and origin capital of the Dubrovnik Republic, a center of once small size, but significant maritime power.

For 450 years the city-state Republic of Dubrovnik (latin: Ragusa) held independence (1358 AD - 1808 AD) between big and powerful rivals with devastating natural disasters, in very turbulent times. Located on the Adriatic sea which is northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea, with hinterland as central and southeast of Europe

Today "Old Town" of Dubrovnik is a UNESCO world heritage site, a location that is almost like a big open museum where time almost stopped for centuries. Stronghold is surrounded by 2 kilometer astounding walls, once with a moat below drawbridge, with numerous towers, bastions and forts.

Walking route:

From the City gates of Pile (west entrance), through a stone bridge with a wooden drawbridge via main street Stradun (Placa) to the City gates Ploče (east entrance) and a few little streets by side.

Why take this tour?

From founding to modern everyday life. You will have insights about life, interesting narratives, and much more about how the ancient Old Town of Dubrovnik managed to accomplish notable status and discover the most symbolic places, monuments with tips & activities to do.

**payment of the tour will be charged according to the valid price list of legal business subject, all in accordance and respect with the laws and duty of the Republic of Croatia!

STARTING POINT precisely at the enter of Restaurant Nautika (address:  Brsalje 3), it's in right corner of Pile square with sea view.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Brsalje ul. 3, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
    Brsalje ul. 3, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
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    -In the RIGHT corner Pile square, in front of Restaurant Nautika (Brasalje 3 is right addres) * -maps Link: https://maps.app.goo.gl/D2TkSHZdhrEAsdsE6 -more hint ** continue way behind Amerling fountain, towards end of the square towards SEA view! And all in the most right corner of square is meeting point where is the enter to Nautika restaurant

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Vrata od Pila
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Velika Onofrijeva Fontana
  • 3
    Outside visit
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Ulica od Puča
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Rector's Palace
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Sponza Palace
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Katedrala Uznesenja Blažene Djevice Marije
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Ploče Gate

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Leane 15 Jun 2024

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
Excellent knowledge
Adam 15 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Very informative and worthwhile. We learned so much, thank you Vedran.
Cordula 14 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Sehr informativ und kurzweilig, top Führung!
Susan 12 Jun 2024
San Diego

Talk about knowledgeable ! Perfect tour in every way. He was professional, well versed and fun. Highly recommend!!!
Sue Reynolds 12 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Great tour of Dubrovnik old town. Enjoyed the information given.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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