Dubrovnik - the city of unique political and cultural history (the Dubrovnik Republic, the Statute from 1272), of world-famous cultural heritage and beauty (inscribed on the List of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO) - is one of the most attractive and famous cities of the Mediterranean. Apart from its outstanding natural beauties and well-preserved cultural and historical heritage, Dubrovnik also offers high-quality visitor opportunities. It is also the city of hotels, of high ecological standards and tourist programs, and is equally attractive in all seasons.
Dubrovnik has a population of 55,638. The climateis characterized by warm and dry summers and mild winters. The average air temperature in the coldest month (February) is 4.6 °C and in the warmest month (August) 26.2 °C. The cold half of the year accounts for 68 % of the total annual rainfall; the spring accounts for 29, the summer for 14, the autumn for 26 and the winter for 37 rainy days out of the total number of 105 rainy days. Snow occurs extremely rarely; with 2,554 hours of sunshine a year, Dubrovnik ranks among the sunniest towns of southern Europe. In July it has 12.4 hours of sunshine a day, like Alexandria in Egypt.
Things To See And Do:
1. Visit the city sights: The most recognizable feature which defines the History of Dubrovnik and gives it its characteristic are its intact city walls which run uninterrupted for 1940 meters encircling the city. Five fortresses, St. Lawrence and Revelin together with another three incorporated in the city walls, Minčeta Tower, Fort Bokar and St. John's Fortress give to its visitors unforgettable view of the city. The State Archives in the Sponza Palace, which contains the documents from 12th century on onwards attracts those who would like to know more about the political and economical relation between Dubrovnik Republic and other European countries in the past. The franciscan monastery with the museum that contains the Old Pharmacy's inventory dating back to 1317 is also a curiosity to its visitors.
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2. Tours and excursions are regulary organized and offered. Half-day and all-day tours include classical tours, such as City tour, the Elaphiti Islands and the Islands of Korčula and Mljet (National park).
3. Dubrovnik always offers some sort of enetertainment programs. New Year's Eve, Dubrovnik Summer Festival, and Masquerades...are all spectacular events that will be etched in your mind forever.
4. Visit the various museums:
- Art Gallery Dubrovnik
- Ethnographic Museum (Od Rupa 3)
- Maritime Museum (St. John's fortress)
- Aquarium (Kneza Damjana Jude 12)
- Archaeological Museum (Braće Andrijica 7)
- Synagogue and Jewish Museum (Zudioska 5)
Go on a private tour: Tours in Dubrovnik
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