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Minceta Fortress

The Minceta Fortress dominates the north-western part of the city with its height and impressive appearance. It was named after the Dubrovnik aristocratic Mencetic family on whose estate it was built.

It was originally built in the 14th century as a rectangular tower and only later took on its current appearance. This Dubrovnik attraction was among locations used as setting for popular TV series "Game of Thrones".



Minceta Fortress is one of the main landmarks of the Old TownMinceta Fortress is one of the main landmarks of the Old Town
Minceta Fortress is situated in the northwestern section of the city wallsMinceta Fortress is situated in the northwestern section of the city walls

If you decide to take a walk along the city walls you will have opportunity to climb this fortress. It is located in the nortwestern section of Dubrovnik's city walls.

Once you arrive at the fortress take the narrow stairs to the top of the tower. From the top terrace you will enjoy one of the most stunning views of the city's roofs, the island of Lokrum and the Adriatic Sea.

For escaping the crowds and discovering totally different part of the city, take a tour of hidden tunnels of the fort of Minceta.



You could spend weeks in Dubrovnik and find something new to do each day. Here is a list of the most popular activities in the city and surroundings. 

For a fun and unique way of exploring Dubrovnik's top sights, take part in History Outdoor Escape Game - we are sure you'll love it!

Here are a few top tips on sightseeing in Dubrovnik - the smart way.

Top 5 Ways to Explore Dubrovnik

1. Explore the Old Town from the City Walls

See the hidden corners of the Old Town from City walls and get to know what Dubrovnik has to offer. This is a great opportunity to take some amazing photos!

2. Visit Filming Locations of TV Series Game of Thrones

Transport yourself to King's Landing on Game of Thrones walking tour and hear exciting behind-the-scenes stories from your local tour guide. A true treat for Game of Thrones fans!

3. Paddle in a Sea-Kayak Along the City Walls

Get away on a fun sea-adventure and see the City walls from the sea-kayak while heading to the island of Lokrum. A unique way to experience the city!

4. Take the Panoramic City Tour

If you don't have more than 1 day in Dubrovnik, combine together a pleasant panoramic drive above the city (to get some amazing photos) with a guided tour through the Old Town. Make the most of your day!

5. Taste Delicious Local Food & Wine

Stroll down the ancient cobblestone streets of the Old Town, stopping to visit some of its great sights and to taste the local specialities over a glass of local wine. Visit 4 great restaurants within the City walls!

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