Only In Dubrovnik: A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and Unusual Objects (

Only In Dubrovnik: A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and Unusual Objects ("Only In" Guides) (Paperback)

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Discover Dubrovnik’s enthralling architecture, tumultuous history, and artistic treasures with this explorer’s guide to Croatia’s famous fortified city.

Discover Dubrovnik’s enthralling architecture, tumultuous history, and artistic treasures with this explorer’s guide to Croatia’s famous fortified city. More than 55 fascinating and unusual historical sites, including fearsome forts and forgotten palaces, saintly relics and vestiges of war, converted convents and cursed islands. From a macabre cathedral treasury and an ancient arboretum to the Red History Museum and a Game of Thrones’ tour. The author visits the world’s oldest quarantine hospital, Orlando’s Column, the Dubrovnik Beer Company, and a holiday resort in ruins. Escape the crowds and set off on your own urban expedition with the Only In Guides!

About the Author


Duncan J. D. Smith is a travel writer, historian and photographer. In his groundbreaking “Only In” guides he reveals cities from unique and hidden perspectives. He has traveled across four continents and described his experiences in books, magazines, and online. Born in Sheffield, England in 1960, he studied history and archaeology at university, and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Praise For…


“In a world where places become ever more similar, it is an absolute joy to stumble on the Only In Guides. The author brings to the series the gaze of the enquiring outsider. A refreshing alternative to the prevailing tide of uniformity favoured by too many travel guides.”
— —Hidden Europe magazine


Product Details
ISBN: 9783950421880
ISBN-10: 3950421882
Publisher: Interlink Books
Publication Date: July 12th, 2023
Pages: 120
Language: English
Series: "Only In" Guides