January 29, 2016

The legend about the development of the name Cavtat is interesting, because it says that two suitors had asked the beautiful Cavtislava's hand in marriage, the daughter of the Epidaurian ruler, so that the father decided to give her to that suitor, who would perform the bigger task.

 

One of the admirers, the commander Stjepan, should bring aquaviva from the source Vodovađa in Konavle, and the...

January 25, 2016

This fort found itself under Dubrovnik rule in 1420 and was immediately submitted to further construction – rebuilding of certain parts, strengthening of others, arming and general maintenance.

 

This fort survived unscathed the big earthquake of 1667.

 

It is not mentioned in the 1672 archives as a military complex and it was probably abandoned around that time. As was customary in the region, t...

January 12, 2016

Gjorgjiæ-Mayneri Park on Lopud island - today a public opened park to enjoy the peace and nature of the island, was established in the eighties of the 19th century on an elongated parcel of the previous olive-grove, next to the old summer mansion of the noble family Gjorgjiæ from Dubrovnik.

It is one of the largest parks in the area of Dubrovnik (13000 m2).

 

The parks consists of two parts - a...

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