RIGHT TO SCIENCE IN THE HISTORY OF DUBROVNIK
1. The Old City of Dubrovnik
The beautiful old city Dubrovnik, and its streets with excellently preserved antiquities will immediately bring you back to past historical times. Magnificent walls surrounding the old city are among the best preserved in the Mediterranean region. Did you know that the Dubrovnik Republic was the first country in the world to ban slavery and recognize the independence of the United States?
2. The Set of Game of Thrones
There are several sites in the Old City where Game of Thrones was filmed which includes the Pile and Ploče gate, the St. Dominika street, along the city walls includes the Bokar fort and the Minčeta tower. The Old Town of Dubrovnik was founded in the 7th Century by refugees from Epidaurus in Greece and is a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its historical significance. As soon as you cross over the drawbridge and walk through the Pile Gate you will find yourself entering an ancient city that is brimming with amazing architecture and surrounded by the Mediterranean on the one side and amazing walls on the other.
3. Rector’s Palace
Dubrovnik Museum, Rector’s Palace is an impressive building in itself. With soaring arches, period furniture and a dramatic staircase, this structure steals the show from the museum exhibits it holds within.
4. Dubrovnik Jewish Synagogue
Reported to be the second oldest synagogue in Europe and the world’s oldest Sefardic synagogue still in use, Dubrovnik Jewish synagogue is still a place for the local Jewish community to worship on holy days. Sustaining damage from earthquakes and wars, this small but well cared for structure stills stands today due to its historical value and unique design.