Top Choice Gallery in Dubrovnik

War Photo Limited

An immensely powerful experience, this gallery features intensely compelling exhibitions curated by New Zealand photojournalist Wade Goddard, who worked in the Balkans in the 1990s. Its declared intention is to ‘exp…
Top Choice Island in Dubrovnik


Lush Lokrum is a beautiful, forested island full of holm oaks, black ash, pines and olive trees, and an ideal escape from urban Dubrovnik. It's a popular swimming spot, although the beaches are rocky. To reach the n…
Top Choice Fort in Dubrovnik

City Walls & Forts

No visit to Dubrovnik would be complete without a walk around the spectacular city walls, the finest in the world and the city's main claim to fame. From the top, the view over the old town and the shimmering Adriat…
Top Choice Palace in Dubrovnik

Rector’s Palace

Built in the late 15th century for the elected rector who governed Dubrovnik, this Gothic-Renaissance palace contains the rector’s office, his private chambers, public halls, administrative offices and a dungeon. Du…
Cathedral in Dubrovnik

Cathedral of the Assumption

Built on the site of a 7th-century basilica, Dubrovnik's original cathedral was enlarged in the 12th century, supposedly funded by a gift from England’s King Richard I, the Lionheart, who was saved from a shipwreck …
Monastery in Dubrovnik

Dominican Monastery & Museum

This imposing structure is an architectural highlight, built in a transitional Gothic-Renaissance style, and containing an impressive art collection. Constructed around the same time as the city walls in the 14th ce…
Monastery in Dubrovnik

Franciscan Monastery & Museum

Within this monastery's solid stone walls is a gorgeous mid-14th-century cloister, a historic pharmacy and a small museum with a collection of relics and liturgical objects, including chalices, paintings, gold jewel…
Museum in Dubrovnik

Maritime Museum

Inside the vaulted chambers of Fort St John, this well-presented museum traces the history of navigation in Dubrovnik with ship models, maritime objects and paintings.
Memorial in Dubrovnik

Memorial Room of the Defenders of Dubrovnik

Just inside the entrance of the Sponza Palace, this room displays a heartbreaking collection of portraits of young people who perished between 1991 and 1995 during the battle for Dubrovnik.
Museum in Dubrovnik

Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art

Spread over three floors of a significant modernist building east of the old town, this excellent gallery showcases Croatian artists, particularly painter Vlaho Bukovac from nearby Cavtat. Head up to the sculpture t…