Dubrovnik is a well-known town in Dalmatia, located almost at the very end of Croatian territories. The town stretches about 6 kilometres – starting from the west from river Rijeka Dubrovacka / Ombla in Mokosica to the peninsula of Sveti Jakov in the east.
The wider area of the town includes Lapad peninsula, where most of the Dubrovnik hotels and beaches are located. Gruž is western part of the town where Dubrovnik’s main harbour, ferry terminals and bus station is located. Other areas include Pile, Ploce, Boninovo, Kono (see all suburbs on the map)
The oldest part of Dubrovnik, the Old Town is located east of Lapad at the bottom of Srd hill. It has well preserved cultural and historical heritage and is therefore inscribed on the UNESCO’s List of World Heritage Sites. Old Town’s street and squares are stone-paved while the architecture consists of elegant terraced houses, monasteries, churches, palaces, galleries and museums.
Except for its historical heritage, Dubrovnik also offers good holiday opportunity in terms of sea, sun, nightlife, restaurants and taverns with various specialities of local as well as international cuisine. Nowadays, Dubrovnik has a population of about 44 thousand.