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Dubrovnik: City Walls Sunset Guided Tour

1. Dubrovnik: City Walls Sunset Guided Tour

Join a guided walking tour and traverse the famous city walls of Dubrovnik, a beautiful reminder of distant medieval times. Marvel at breathtaking views as you walk the 2-kilometer wall surrounding the town and see for yourself why the Old City of Dubrovnik is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dubrovnik has preserved its city walls despite changing trends that once suggested any types of fortifications are obsolete and redundant. Admire the terracotta roofs and narrow streets from above. In addition, enjoy the clear vista over the Adriatic sea, revealing just about any boat on the horizon. This view explains why the city was successfully defended for centuries. The town survived many wars, including the recent Homeland War from 1991-1995, but Dubrovnik was renewed in a manner that the damage is not visible. Find out why the city of Dubrovnik has inspired artists, writers and photographers as you explore the ancient Mediterranean city and wander along the elegant walls.

Dubrovnik: City Wall Self-Guided Audio Tour

2. Dubrovnik: City Wall Self-Guided Audio Tour

Journey through centuries of Dubrovnik's history with a self-guided audio tour of the city walls. Hear tales of war, conflict, and political struggles, including the last siege during the Homeland War. Save your data with offline access to audio, maps, and geodata through a smartphone app.  Begin your tour by purchasing a ticket for the city walls and heading to the Pile Gate. Take a historical and cultural look behind the fortifications of Dubrovnik with this tour that was crafted by a local guide.  Unlock anecdotal stories as the map takes you on an inspiring walk around the walls. Have the freedom to move at your own pace and feel free to stop wherever you feel like it, either for a drink or to take some photos. Admire highlights like panoramic views of the old city and the clear blue Adriatic sea. Learn about the legend behind the Fort of St Lawrence. Be moved by the story of the catastrophic earthquake of 1667 and immerse yourself in the maritime endeavors of Dubrovnik at St John Fort.  Then, get up close to the Minčeta Tower, the symbol of the city's independence. Relive the siege of Dubrovnik that lasted from 1991-1992. Gain a broader sense of the historical importance of Dubrovnik and take a glimpse of its stunning architecture.  Enjoy the option to see the city walls from home with a virtual tour and get unlimited use of the tour after your booking confirmation.

Dubrovnik Highlights Self Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

3. Dubrovnik Highlights Self Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

Solve riddles and find clues on a self-guided scavenger hunt and walking tour in Dubrovnik. Download the smartphone app onto your phone and experience Dubrovnik while enjoying the flexibility of exploring at your own pace. After downloading the tour app (instructions received via email after booking), set out on an adventure where you'll walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, and solve challenges. Walk around the medieval old town, take photos of the landscapes, and explore famous sites where “Game of Thrones” was filmed. As you explore, work with your team or compete against them to complete the scavenger hunt. Start your tour at the imposing Pile Gate! Visit Large Onofrio's Fountain with its dreamlike design. Photograph the Clocktower in incredible detail and marvel at the miraculous St. Blaise's Church. The Rector's Palace will amaze you, it is one of the characteristic symbols of the Gothic-Renaissance style. Afterwards, Porporela is waiting for you, don't forget to take pictures! Dubrovnik cathedral will leave you speechless with its magnificent architecture. Admire the Church of St. Ignatius, said to be miraculous. Learn about Marin Držić, the country's greatest artist and national symbol, while the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Bokar Fortress, a spot that is always busy and enchanting, reminds you of something from a well-known TV series, which broke the viewership counters? Scavenger hunts are great as an everyday activity, for bachelor or bachelorette parties, birthday parties, or team-building events.

Dubrovnik: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

4. Dubrovnik: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Listen or read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at the imposing Pile Gate! Visit Large Onofrio's Fountain with its dreamlike design. Photograph the Clocktower in incredible detail and marvel at the miraculous St. Blaise's Church. The Rector's Palace will amaze you, it is one of the characteristic symbols of the Gothic-Renaissance style. Afterwards, Porporela is waiting for you, don't forget to take pictures! Dubrovnik cathedral will leave you speechless with its magnificent architecture. Admire the Church of St. Ignatius, said to be miraculous. Learn about Marin Držić, the country's greatest artist and national symbol, while the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Bokar Fortress, a spot that is always busy and enchanting, reminds you of something from a well-known TV series, which broke the viewership counters?

Dubrovnik: Game of Thrones Exploration Game

5. Dubrovnik: Game of Thrones Exploration Game

Explore highlights of Dubrovnik and see an iconic location from Game of Thrones on this engaging phone game. Discover Onofrio's Fountain, West Harbour, Ethnographic Museum, and more. Start the game at Ploce gate. Take the role of a soldier fighting against invaders. As you solve challenges, the story will unfold and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. It will take between 2.5-3 hours but you should explore at your own pace: simply pause the game and resume when you want from the location where you paused it. You can play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other before meeting at the final stop of the game, Gradac Park.

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What people are saying about Bokar Fortress

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 308 reviews

The guide was really helpful and was answering all our questions. She showed us everything and explained the history of the walls of Dubrovnik. This tour was a great experience and I highly recommend it!!The view was amazing and i am glad i have learnt some parts of Dubrovnik’s history!

Des(h)a was an amazing guide. She shared so much about the history and the culture. She answered questions. And was super engaging. The sights and the sunset views were of course incredible. Highly recommended!

Highly recommend this City Wall walking tour while in Dubrovnik. And our guide Desa is excellent. Her patience, knowledge and friendly personality made the experience even more memorable.

Fantastic tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and informative. The tour was interesting yet relaxed. An excellent time of day to walk the walls. Not too hot and didn’t feel too busy.

This was a really good audio guide for the city walls. It was also a great price!