Some of the things that make the medieval town of Dubrovnik so very interesting are the massive walls that surround the city. Walking on and around the walls is a pastime that every visitor to southern Croatia should enjoy.
Built between the 12th and 17th centuries, the Walls of Dubrovnik provide a fascinating look backward into Croatian history. Minceta Tower stands as the tallest structure in the area, offering breathtaking vistas you won't want to miss.
The only way to get to the top of the tower is by way of a very long stairway, so wear your comfortable shoes and be prepared to spend some time going up and up and up. Coming back down from the top of Minceta Tower is far easier.
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