Dubrovnik is the pearl of the Adriatic and one of the most famous and best known Croatian destinations in the world. Many important and world leading newspapers and magazines often place Dubrovnik as one of the most desirables destinations to visit. This time New York Times publicized an article “52 Places to go in 2017” and Dubrovnik is on the 6th place. Once you visit Dubrovnik, you will for sure realize why it became so popular and you will absolutely be stunned by its beauty.
Since 1979 Dubrovnik is on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. This beautiful old town has been nicknamed “The Pearl of the Adriatic” and every year attracts thousands of tourists from all around the world. Dubrovnik was founded in the 6th century and after being a part of various empires, back in the 14th century, Dubrovnik became the capital of the Dubrovnik Republic which was one the most important mercantile and maritime centers on the Mediterranean. The town was destroyed by a catastrophic earthquake in 1667 that killed more 5000 people. The Republic was dissolved by Napoleon back in 1808 and in 1815 Dubrovnik became a part of Dalmatia and Croatia. The city was devastated in 1991 during the Serbian aggression on Croatia. Dubrovnik is an all year round destination, visited by many international celebrities and one of the most popular Mediterranean cruising destinations. Dubrovnik was chosen as a location for filming many international movies and TV series like “Game of Thrones”, “Casanova”, “The Secret Invasion” (1964), “Captain America” (1990), Star Wars Rogue One (2016) etc. So if you want to enjoy some amazing history, but also beautiful beaches, crystal clear sea, breathtaking atmosphere and delicious local food, Dubrovnik is the perfect top destination for you.
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