Dubrovnik is one of the European destinations that has grown the most in recent years in terms of tourism. This Croatian city is one of the most beautiful in the country and receives several cruises practically every day as it has become a must for all those who cruise the Mediterranean . A beautiful walled city that has a unique charm and where you can see and do many things.
Among the most interesting are its towers, fortifications or its old town, which is a World Heritage Site. You can also take a ride on a cable car to enjoy the views from the heights, or if you prefer the sea, you can go for a ride in a small boat to see all the small islands and wonders that are in the surroundings.
Walls of Dubrovnik
It is the most attractive part of the city, a series of defensive stone walls that surround the center of the city and that in ancient times served to protect against invasions. It is one of the great fortifications of the Middle Ages since the hostiles never managed to cross them. A World Heritage Site since 1979, which makes it essential to walk through all the narrow streets that are in the inner part of the walls and that make up the old part of the city.
It is the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and it is a Catholic cathedral that is the seat of the Diocese of the city. Construction began in the 6th century and it was rebuilt in a Romanesque style between the 12th and 14th centuries. Legend has it that its construction was possible thanks to Ricardo Corazón de León , who donated the money after he was saved from a shipwreck in Dubrovnik. It had to be rebuilt after a serious earthquake in 1667.