The illustrious old walls of Dubrovnik are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The stone walls were constructed between the 12th and 16th centuries. As a major tourist attraction of the city, the walls form an enclosure around Dubrovnik's Old Town and are regarded as the most complete and extensive wall formation in Europe.
During the course of its history, Dubrovnik faced military threats from the Venetians and Ottomans. The walls and fortresses helped repel invaders. Today, the city works hard to maintain the old walls that are so integral to its identity.
In the Adriatic Sea less than 2,000 feet off the shore of Dubrovnik lies a little island with a... Read more