Walking along the Fortified walls of Dubrovnik Old Town in Croatia on Friday(17-8-2018).Dubrovnik City walls are the most important feature of Dubrovnik and a world renowned iconic symbol of the white stone beauty, therefore the main reason why Dubrovnik is now known as the Pearl of the Adriatic. Dubrovnik City walls run uninterrupted for 1940 meters (6365 feet) encircling the City..In addition to these strong and prominent fortifications, the city walls are protected additionally with 2 round towers, 12 quadrilateral forts, 5 bastions and 2 corner towers, while the scarp wall is flanked by one large and 9 small semicircular bastions.
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“Bird’s Eye View” of Dubrovnik Old Tow and the FORTIFIED WALLS encircling the Town
View of the “FORTIFIED WALL : while walking around it.Approximately a 2 Kms long circular walk
Seafarer/Blogger/Traveller Rudolph.A.Furtado on a discovery walk along the historic fortified walls of Dubrovnik Old Town in Croatia.Start of my 2 Kms walk along the walls that encircle Dubrovnik Old Town,Dubrovnik was formerly known as the “Republic of Ragusa” from 1358 to 1808 and was a prosperous maritime Republic until annexed by Napoleon’s army.Today’s intact city walls mainly constructed between the 12th and 17th centuries run a uninterrupted course of 1,940 meters encircling most of the Old city and is the most complete fortified intact wall in entire Europe.This wall protected the citizens of Ragusa for five centuries and have never ever been breached by a enemy.
View of Old Town rooftops and buildings from the Fortified City wall
Tourists walking along the length of the “FORTIFIED WALLS”.Entrance ticket in 2018 was 150 Kuna.
Not a walk along the “Great wall of China” but the “Fortified walls of Dubrovnik” with a amazing view of the Adriatic sea .Its a tough strenuous uneven walk that goes steeply uphill at a certain section as seen in this photo.Kayaking is a popular sport in the Adriatic sea along the coast of Dubrovnil Old Port.
A cafe along the route of the “FORTIFIED WALLS” for tourist refreshments and rest.
Normal housing within the Old Town surrounded by the “FORTIFIED WALLS”. .Washing and drying of linen
Scenic view from the “FORTIFIED WALLS” and notice the basketball court on a building touching the walls.
Tourist demonstration of a museum Cannon placed along a opening along the “FORTIFIED WALLS”.
View of leisure luxury sail boats parked in Dubrovnik Old Port.
View of the modern 21st century Dubrovnik City situated outside the boundary of the “FORTIFIED WALLS”.
MINCETI TOWER built in 1463 is the highest point on the Fortified walls of Dubrovnik offering one of the best views of the city.
View from Minceti Tower.
A view of a part of the “FORTIFIED WALLS” with its towers.
View of Dubrovnik Bell Tower from the “FORTIFIED WALLS”.
Walking along the uneven “FORTIFIED WALLS” of Dubrovnik Old Town is a strenuous long 2 Kms walk.
Tourist Selfie along the Fortified walls of Dubrovnik Old Town. The popular telivision series “GAME OF THRONES” was filmed in the Old Town as well as a popular Hindi film “FAN”.VISIT DUBROVNIK OLD TOWN ONCE IN YOUR LIFETIME.