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Dubrovnik Ancient City Walls Historical Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Historical walking tour of Dubrovnik's ancient city walls
  • See Fort Revelin and Minceta Tower with your local guide
  • Wander around Dubrovnik's ancient walls
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Dubrovnik Ancient City Walls Historical Walking Tour
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9:30am DepartureMost Popular
Tour departs at 9:30am in the summer season. Please note once again that the City Walls entrance fee (150 Croatian kuna - approx. 20 euros) is NOT included in the price of the tour.
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3:30pm Departure
Tour departs at 3:30pm in the summer season. Please note once again that the City Walls entrance fee (150 Croatian kuna - approx. 20 euros) is NOT included in the price of the tour.
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5:30pm Departure
Tour departs at 5:30pm in the summer season. Please note once again that the City Walls entrance fee (150 Croatian kuna - approx. 20 euros) is NOT included in the price of the tour.
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Overview
You can stroll down the Stradun and walk the wall of Dubrovnik but it’s much more meaningful if you know what you’re looking at. Which is why this informative and fun walking tour is a must for any visitor to the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic.’ Learn what makes this UNESCO World Heritage site so amazing and special. Learn about the architecture — Gothic, Renaissance and baroque — and the history behind the palaces, fountains, monasteries and churches. Walk the high walls and get a different perspective of the city.
What to Expect
Learn what makes Dubrovnik so special by booking this informative walking tour. Meet your guide just outside Pile Gate. Lead by a knowledgeable local guide, the tour takes in the limestone-paved streets of the city’s Stari Grad (Old Town), and uncovers the real story behind the city’s churches, monasteries and palaces. Walk the 1.2-mile (2-km) walls (entrance fee not included), which were first built in the 12th century, and get a different viewpoint of the city, as the shimmering Adriatic Sea dazzles you from a distance.

As you stroll, get an insider’s view of the history of Dubrovnik, from the 11th century when a sea channel, in what is now Stari Grad, was filled in. Learn also about the landmarks Fort Revelin and Minceta Tower. In the distance, you’ll see Fort Lovrijenac, the only fort that belongs to the city walls but is physically separated from them.

Listen to your guide regale stories from the city’s long and rich history, about how it was an autonomous republic buttressing both the Ottoman and the Venetian Empires. Your tour then finishes near the port.

*Entrance fee to City Walls not included in price.
Reviews (218)
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Ancient city walls

We did not do a guided walking tour, we walked the city walls by ourself. Which meant we did not get tied up with all the ships that had come in. Also walked the city walls of the old city, you need to do these...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bmackrell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Marko was the perfect passionate guide

Completed the tour of the old town walls, completed in the morning with local guide Marko. He was so very passionate and knowledgeable about his home town, one of the best guides I've been with. Perfect way to start our morning in the old town...More

Thank JoanNeith
Reviewed 2 November 2018
A must do!

This is a trip which is worth doing as you get stunning views of the city and the famous rooftops. Our guide was very friendly and knew her facts so we felt well informed of Dubrovnik’s history. Unfortunately for us it was a very wet...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sewebster703
Reviewed 17 October 2018
View from on high

Just being in the city makes you realise that you need an overall view to appreciate the compact layout of the city. We booked a guided tour because the whole area is fascinating and we did not have enough information about the history or the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sagiquarius
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile
Great tour 👍🏼

This tour was very cool and the guide was awesome in telling the history of Dubrovnik and the walls.

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adjonesva
28 August 2018|
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Response from Diana W | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but I would said YES but you could book the tour with the Company who you are travelling with.
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DottieDettie
17 August 2018|
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Response from IslandMonkey1971 | Reviewed this property |
Hello there we did both tours and found both interesting and worth doing - there is some overlap but largely they are different and particularly if you are in a smaller group the guides will answer questions. The City Walls... More
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ucsbgirl
30 June 2018|
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Response from RJM8760 | Reviewed this property |
About 2 hours - guides are very good and informative so there is the possibility of Them over running on time a little. As Nike say “just do it “ - you won’t regret it
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