Dubrovnik is an old city on the Adriatic Seacoast in the extreme south of Croatia. The city is nicknamed "Pearl of theAdriatic" and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Today Dubrovnik is the proudest feather inCroatia's tourist cap, an elite destination, and one of the most beautifultowns in the Mediterranean. It has managed to survive many centuries, withconstant threats to its territory, particularly from the mighty Ottoman Empireand Venice.
Dubrovnik is steeped in stunning architectureand sculptural detail, and boasts spectacular churches, monasteries, museums,and fountains.