Dubrovnik, if you don’t know, is the capital city of Croatia. This amazing Gothic city flew under the radar for many years, but now it’s one of the most popular places in the world to visit. Tourism is booming in Dubrovnik, and this is why.
Game of Thrones
The incredibly popular fantasy drama series ‘Game of Thrones’ filmed large portions in the city of Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik is where many of the King’s Landing scenes in the show were filmed.
People can fly to Dubrovnik and do a ‘Game of Thrones’ tour, which has significantly boosted the number of tourists to Croatia. For many people, the tour is the sole reason for visiting Dubrovnik in the first place.
There was a reason why the minds behind ‘Game of Thrones’ chose to shoot the show in Dubrovnik. It’s one of the most amazingly beautiful cities in the world to look at. That’s why so many people put Dubrovnik on their bucket list, to see something they couldn’t anywhere else. Everything is just so nice as you walk around the old streets and walls of the city, it’s impossible not to transport yourself back in time.
It seems that a photo opportunity is waiting around every corner, and just when you think you’ve got the perfect backdrop, you’ll find something else. Make sure to charge the battery on your phone or camera as you wander through the ancient streets of Dubrovnik because you won’t want to stop taking pictures.
Another thing that has drawn so many people to Dubrovnik is the price. Things in the Croatian city are very affordable, although that’s going to be less and less the case as more people arrive to see it. That’s why you should get your trip to Dubrovnik done sooner rather than later, to take advantage of how cheap it is.
You can easily fit in a stop to Dubrovnik if you are a backpacker on a tight budget. Another bonus about staying in the city is that many of the hostels are not only affordable but also very well designed. For people looking for a more luxurious location to stay, there are plenty of hotels on offer at affordable rates.
It’s really quite simple to navigate around Dubrovnik. The city itself is relatively small, so you won’t feel like you are walking around completely lost for long. Tourist maps highlight the key places to check out, and you can easily see them all in a day if you like. Dubrovnik is also in close proximity to other major cities in the region, including Split and Kotor. Not that you will get bored of being in Dubrovnik, but in a couple of hours, you can discover another Croatian city with ease.
Dubrovnik is the place to be according to the number of people who visit each year. The key reasons why people are going is because of the city’s beauty, its affordability, and of course, the ‘Game of Thrones’ tours.