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Magical Dubrovnik

A Guide to Dubrovnik Museums

DUBROVNIK, CULTURE, FAMILY, EVENTS & CULTURE, HISTORY

A Guide to Dubrovnik Museums

Once you step inside Dubrovnik Old City you will feel as if you've walked into a movie set, behind the authentic scenes from another (long gone) world. And you will not be mistaken. The city is a museum itself, ornamented with historical churches, houses, and palaces carved in white stone, witnessing the clash between ancient and everyday life.   

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Lovrjenac Fort, ‘The Gibraltar of Dubrovnik’

CULTURE, FAMILY, HISTORY

Lovrjenac Fort, ‘The Gibraltar of Dubrovnik’

The words of Britain’s most revered bard, William Shakespeare recently rang out in the Fort of Lovrjenac, (or St Lawrence’s Fort in English) during Dubrovnik’s prestigious Summer Festival, making the performance of ‘Hamlet’ at the Fort, a highly desirable event.

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Konavle Embroidery – Entwined in the Fabric of Life

TRADITION, CULTURE, OUTSIDE DUBROVNIK, HISTORY

Konavle Embroidery – Entwined in the Fabric of Life

Konavle hasn’t forgotten its roots; the fabric of society is knitted together with local culture, Konavle embroidery is one of these traditions.

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Ivan Gundulić – the Liberty of Dubrovnik in Words

LIVING HISTORY, CULTURE, OLD TOWN

Ivan Gundulić – the Liberty of Dubrovnik in Words

With his most famous lines ringing around the ancient walls at every Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Ivan Gundulić lives on forever in his beloved Dubrovnik.

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UNTOLD STORIES - Sponza Palace

TRADITION, LIVING HISTORY, CULTURE, OLD TOWN

UNTOLD STORIES - Sponza Palace

Unlike the hidden gems around the Old City, the great Sponza Palace, also known as Divona, will capture your attention at the very moment you lay your eyes on it. It is one of the most graceful palaces in the city, through history also known as the energetic commercial centre, and the meeting place of the prominent members of the Republic.

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UNTOLD STORIES – The City of Stone and Wind

TRADITION, DUBROVNIK, LIVING HISTORY, CULTURE, OLD TOWN

UNTOLD STORIES – The City of Stone and Wind

The majestic city of white stone and red roofs rises from the sea, with the mountain Srđ on one, and an infinite horizon on the other side. For all these years, it has kept an invisible secret between its solid stones that only its citizens understand. 

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UNTOLD STORIES – Dubrovnik Maskeron

TRADITION, DUBROVNIK, LIVING HISTORY, CULTURE, OLD TOWN,

UNTOLD STORIES – Dubrovnik Maskeron

The Old City of Dubrovnik is rich in architectural treasures - each different in its own way, signatures of ancient times that create its spark. Many of these architectural ornaments are out of reach, treasured in the Old City in numerous, unexpected locations. Have you ever come upon chimeric stone-carved faces on the ornaments of the Renaissance or on the building during sightseeing in Europe? 

UNTOLD STORIES – Franciscan Monastery

TRADITION, DUBROVNIK, LIVING HISTORY, CULTURE, OLD TOWN,

UNTOLD STORIES – Franciscan Monastery

The Franciscan order in Dubrovnik has a long tradition and embodies the Dubrovnik Republic's cultural legacy. The first known document which mentions this order, established by St. Francis of Assisi, dates from 1235.

UNTOLD STORIES – Green soldiers Maro & Baro

TRADITION, DUBROVNIK, LIVING HISTORY, CULTURE, OLD TOWN,

UNTOLD STORIES – Green soldiers Maro & Baro

Step into the fascinating history of Dubrovnik and immerse in the stories behind the city, its culture and experiences. Have you ever heard of the green soldiers of Bell Tower, Maro & Baro?

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