Best things to do in Elaphiti Islands
Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.
“Back in the day, the 15th century Revelin Fortress used to protect the city from robust invaders, nowadays it is home to the vivacious Revelin nightclub. Its two floors are often jam-packed with punters dancing to local and international music. The terrace is a great escape for some fresh air and its seaside views. ”
“The Rector’s Palace used to serve as the seat of the Rector of The Republic of Ragusa until the 19th century. Built in the Gothic style with Renaissance and Baroque elements, it is gladly visited by tourists. ”
“Famous Beach Banje is a beach situated just in a front of the Old town, only 15 minutes away by foot. You can rent a sun lounger and have a cocktail/coffee or to have a dinner in a restaurant on a upper floor.”
“ Dubrovnik City walls are the most important feature of Dubrovnik and a world renowned iconic symbol of the white stone beauty. The characteristic appearance of Dubrovnik is unmistakable as no other city in the world has retained their medieval walls so perfectly as was the case of Dubrovnik.”
“Dubrovnik City Walls are a complex of fortifications that surround the old part of Dubrovnik. Citizens are from the 13th to the 17th century for defense purposes. Long are 1940 m, up to 25 m high, on a land of 4-6 m, and by sea 1.5-3 m. On four sides of the world are protected by the towers. When it started building walls in the 13th century, the space of the old town was already defined to no longer spread. Within the city walls, during the Dubrovnik Republic there were about 2000 inhabitants at the time of the Constitution in 1272, and most were in the 15th century, about 6000 people . In the 14th century 15 square-tower buildings were built. With the onset of gunpowder, it is gradually increasing the protection of the artillery attacks. Because of the dangers of the Venetian, all unnecessary openings on the walls at the port are closed. City walls were given the present look in the 15th and 16th centuries. Wars affected the new construction. When Constantinople fell in 1453, the Minceta Tower was built. Because of the Turkish-Venetian wars, the towers of St. Ivan, Revelin and the Bastion of St. Margarete (in St. Margaret's). The walls were built at great speed because of the danger of war”
“Perfect place to have breakfast in the morning or romantic diner. Best place to have some delicious fish dishes in town. Prices are not that low.”