Dubrovnik

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The origin of the name Dubrovnik:

The today's name of Dubrovnik is derived from the Croatian word Dubrava, which means oak wood.  In the past, oak trees surrounded the area of todays Dubrovnik. The Latin name Ragusa - Rausa, in use until the 15th century, originated from the rock (lat. Lausa - meaning rock) where the first settlement was established.

The Establishment of the Dubrovnik as a village:

Dubrovnik was founded in the first half of the 7th century by a group of refugees from Epidaurum (today's Cavtat). They established their settlement at the island and named it the Laus. Opposite of that location, at the foot of Srđ Mountain, Slavs developed their own settlement under the name of Dubrovnik (named by "Dub" - type of wood). The settlements were separated by a channel which was filled in 12th century, present Placa or Stradun, and since than the two settlements have been united. At that time the city walls started to be built as a protection from different enemies ( Arabs, Venetian, Macedonians, Serbs, etc.), who wanted to conquer Dubrovnik.

What to do?

But Dubrovnik is more than a fascinating Old Town with an ancient history. It's also a first class Adriatic resort. Stretching out from the historical centre is a network of beaches to laze away the day in the sun. Offshore, the crystal-clear sea is littered with wooded islands that make easy day trips. And the array of cafes, bars and clubs in and around the Old Town insure that Dubrovnik at night is never dull. So plunge in!

 

 

APARTMENTS "RAIČ" - Dubrovnik
Decorated in the spirit of the old times, we equipted three studio apartments. The apartments offers all the comforts of modern accommodation within the medieval ambience of the Old City of Dubrovnik.

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Apartments "Raič" - Dubrovnik , Address: Žudioska 16, 20000 Dubrovnik, Phone.: +385 98 996 0858, + 385 99 592 1568 E-mail:ivanaraic@gmail.com