Dubrovnik is a pearl the Adriatic

Dubrovnik is a pearl the Adriatic

The holiday season is coming and each of us would like to spend the days of rest so that they were a long time in memory. Today's list of proposals services market tourism business is huge.

Seeker's stormy nightlife meets all their needs by visiting Spain and Italy. Thirsty bright impressions of beautiful places of nature and exotic cultural monuments will find all of them in India, Brazil, Cambodia, and Peru. But if there is a desire to rest in silence, alone with you and "Gray" history, leaving deep into the centuries - Croatia is the most suitable you for this purpose. This country was noted by more "trade Union resting people" during the time of socialism.

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Places worthy of attention in the Republic are everywhere. Dubrovnik is not only the administrative Center and ancient city with rich history and stunning architectural facilities, based in the VII century. This is also a world-famous tourist on the Adriatic Coast Balkan Peninsula, one of the first to enter in the world Heritage and rightfully referred to in international travel catalogs as the "Pearl of the Adriatic."

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The city is isolated and located away from large beaches. Over the centuries it was unavailable due to 15 towers, 2nd angular fortresses, and powerful walls, somewhere reaching 25m in height. Getting to the city, wearing the historical name Ragusa, which means "people living on the Cliff," you immediately find yourself in the past. The first person may have occurred from refugees from nearby places. They settled on the cliffs and Island to which it was difficult to steal up and which are tied together only after a few centuries to protect from the outside the enemy, filling up narrow straits in the XIII century. The construction of the walls was over, and the city acquired its final form.

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The main attractions of Dubrovnik include Palace Sponza - one of the most beautiful places in the city. Watches in the form of the Sunset on the Bell tower, and today show the current time by Arrow-Ray. The Palace, construction of which began in 1521 the city and lasted for 5 years, was intended for Customs, and yard structure was a commercial city Center, where met business people. Mint located in the wing of the building worked till the beginning of the XIX century. Palace Sponza was a cultural Center. "Academy of consonants" was located there and was carried out in large scientific and literary discussions. One of the world's largest Archives is located today in this place. It considered 7 thousand volumes and almost 100 thousand scripts documents is stored here since 1278.

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Сolumn Orlando, symbolizing the independence of the City was erected in 1418, the square Lodge in honor of the legendary Knight Roland, a sculpture which adorns the monument. The right hand of statues served the citizens of the city-state as a measure of length. Everyone bought fabric in the city merchant could check honesty the latter, attaching length to "Dubrovnik elbow" as called its citizens. Sometimes column was used as a shameful post. A white flag with the image of St. Vlah was flying on the column till Napoleon's arrival and it was the patron Saint of Dubrovnik.

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Another local attraction is well or Fountain onofory called the so-called Naples architect, who had designed here system of water in the middle of XV century. This hydraulic engineering construction was erected in 1438 in the city and was so much liked by everyone so Master was awarded the House in Dubrovnik and a large cash prize.

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In the Western part of the city, surrounded by walls Franciscan monastery is located. This is a complex, construction that lasted about 100 years old, was founded in 1317, and is one of the famous urban architectural ensembles. Although today it is the current monastery, some of its monuments and facilities are open to tourists for visiting. Great interest is an old hospital, located in the territory of the complex. It was opened also at the beginning of the XIV century and still continues to take its patients that giving her the right to be considered the oldest medical establishment in Europe. here is an open small Museum showing all sorts of vintage tools, a variety of jars and cones. Pharmacy-based at the same time as the monastery, but still used by your intended purpose is also located there.

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After spending your day visiting this whole "hoary" history, you can spend an evening in Dubrovnik in countless restaurants, taverns, and bars. The cafe offers both local Croatian and traditional European kitchens. You will be served a variety of dishes of the products of the sea and meat goodies from the lamb. If you want to combine your vacation with employment in the sport, then the territory of the city will greet you with a few sports centers with a sauna and swimming pools, tennis courts, football, volleyball, and basketball fields.

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Interesting museums and luxury palaces, luxury hotels with the best European level of service, bright international carnivals, theater and folklore festivals, and annual sailing regatta - that's what is a modern Dubrovnik.

What time is to visit? Decide for yourself, but the velvet season of the Croatian Center of tourism lasts from August to September - the months here are most lively. Come, memories will be enough for many years!