Hidden streets of Dubrovnik

I spent much of my time in Dubrovnik just wandering around the streets. I spent hours some days just walking around which is impressive given that you can walk across the old city in 10 minutes.

I thought I would share some of my favourite photos of the less visited alleys of Dubrovnik.

 

This beautiful building is also home to a memorial dedicated to those who fought and died defending Dubrovnik

This beautiful building is also home to a memorial dedicated to those who fought and died defending Dubrovnik

  
Dubrovnik is home to lots of cats and kittens

Dubrovnik is home to lots of cats and kittens

  
Steep steps in Dubrovnik. They are everywhere and are a  natural barrier to keep most tourists away.

Steep steps in Dubrovnik. They are everywhere and are a natural barrier to keep most tourists away.

  
Part of St. Dominics Street  - famous in Game of Thrones for that naked Walk of Shame

Part of St. Dominics Street – famous in Game of Thrones for that naked Walk of Shame

    
i love this doorway, round the cirner from the entrance to St. Domincics Monastery

i love this doorway, round the cirner from the entrance to St. Domincics Monastery

    
    
    
Mile after mike of empty and characterful lanes and alleys

Mile after mike of empty and characterful lanes and alleys

    
I admit, someyimes i thought to mysel 'Noooo, not more steps' but after Kotor, this is nothing.

I admit, someyimes i thought to mysel ‘Noooo, not more steps’ but after Kotor, this is nothing.

  
There are several higgledy-piggedly tunnels and bridges with buildings on top throughout the side-streets.

There are several higgledy-piggedly tunnels and bridges with buildings on top throughout the side-streets.

  
Because it's there

Because it’s there

    
  

St. Andrews Church

St. Andrews Church, closed posdibly for refurbishment

I'm not sure how I ended here. I was just looking around, trying to get into the church above and could here building work. The sign above the door says

I’m not sure how I ended here. I was just looking around, trying to get into the church above and could here building work. The sign above the door says “This is not a public toilet. If you Sh!t here, we will find you” All a little strange and eerie.

 
It turns out men were working on the sea facing city walls but ut was all reminding me too much of the film

It turns out men were working on the sea facing city walls but ut was all reminding me too much of the film “Hostel” so i beat a retreat.

  
    
For those who watch Game of Thrones, I dn't want to ruin the ending but i think there is sonething you should know.

For those who watch Game of Thrones, I don’t want to spoil the ending but i think there is sonething you should know.

 

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About Stephen Liddell

I am a writer and traveller with a penchant for history and getting off the beaten track. With several books to my name including a #1 seller, I also write environmental, travel and history articles for magazines as well as freelance work. Recently I've appeared on BBC Radio and Bloomberg TV and am waiting on the filming of a ghost story on British TV. I run my own private UK tours company (Ye Olde England Tours) with small, private and totally customisable guided tours run by myself!
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