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  • Address: Stradun, Old Town
  • Hours: Open year-round

The Stradun - also known locally as Placa - is the main street in Dubrovnik’s Old Town, running west from Pile Gate to Ploce Gate and the harbor in the east.

The city's biggest and most iconic street, the Stradun is also the town’s busiest. There’s a constant shuffle of feet along its limestone and marble pavings as locals go about their business and tourists explore the architectural treasures of the Old Town.

The Stradun was once a shallow water channel that divided Dubrovnik. Filled and paved in the 12th century, this wide street was originally surrounded by Gothic and Renaissance buildings. These buildings were mostly destroyed in an earthquake in 1667, which devastated much of the town.

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In what must have been a monumental rebuilding effort, the Stradun, and the baroque buildings we see along its length today, were rebuilt. There’s plenty to see as you walk along the Stradun – all the cities main sights are on or just off the main thoroughfare – stone houses, baroque churches and palaces, fountains and statues, and plenty of bars, shops and restaurants.

The Stradun starts at the Old Town’s main entrance, Pile Gate and runs directly west through the centre of the Old Town to Ploce Gate and the harbor in the east.

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Dubrovnik Old Town Food Walking Tour Including Lunch

Get acquainted with Dubrovnik’s local cuisine and UNESCO-listed Old Town on this 4-hour walking tour. With a food-loving guide, wander through the ...  Read more

Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $107.54

Dubrovnik Day Trip from Split

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Spend a day discovering the UNESCO-listed sights of Dubrovnik on this day trip from Split, led by a professional guide. Revel in the breathtaking scenery of ...  Read more

Location: Split, Croatia
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $90.56

Dubrovnik City Walls Walking Tour

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Discover Dubrovnik’s crowning jewels — its UNESCO-listed Old Town and city walls — on this 3-hour walking tour, led by a knowledgeable guide. Begin with a ...  Read more

Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $43.01

7- or 9-Night Best of Croatia Tour: Zagreb, Split, Hvar, Korcula and Dubrovnik

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See the best of Croatia on a 7- or 9-night tour of the country’s must-visit cities, UNESCO World Heritage sites and islands. Starting from Zagreb and finishing ...  Read more

Location: Zagreb, Croatia
Duration: Varies

From USD $1,298.72

Dubrovnik Day Trip from Makarska Riviera

See all the charm of the beautiful Dubrovnik in one day trip, enjoy the breath-taking scenery of the Dalmatian Coast during your minibus ride. See why ...  Read more

Location: Makarska, Croatia
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $47.54

The Old Jewish Quarter Walking Tour

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This walk provides an opportunity to understand Jewish life in Dubrovnik and how it has changed through history.

Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $13.58

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