Dubrovnik is an old city on the Adriatic Sea coast in the extreme south of Croatia. Its nicknamed "Pearl of the Adriatic" and is listed as an UNESCO World Heritage since 1979.
The city of Dubrovnik (Latin: Ragusa) was built on maritime trade. In the Middle Ages it became the only city-state in the Adriatic, to rival Venice. Supported by its wealth and skilled diplomacy, the city achieved a remarkable level of development during the 15th and 16th centuries.
Furthermore, Dubrovnik was one of the centres of the development of the Croatian language and literature, home to many notable poets, playwrights, painters, mathematicians, physicists and other scholars.
Today Dubrovnik is the proudest feather in Croatia's tourist cap, an elite destination and one of the most beautiful towns in the Mediterranean.
Dubrovnik is steeped in stunning architecture and sculptural detail, and boasts spectacular churches, monasteries, museums, and fountains.
Dubrovnik lies on the Adriatic Sea, part of the Mediterranean Sea and has beautiful coastline and view on Elaphiti Islands.