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SIESTA RAGUSEA B Apartment

  • 1 bedroom
  • 3 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Description from owner

Description

Apartment SIESTA RAGUSAEA B is located in several hundred years old, stone house in the heart of Old Town. Surrounded by museums, churches and antiquities of great cultural and historical value. The narrow streets of the City have a special charm, and you can feel the centennial of the Republic. Stradun is only 30-40 steps from the apartment.The apartment is located on the second floor. Governed by prudent and practical blend of modern and ancient. The apartment has everything you need and nothing is too much. The apartment is 34 m², has one bedroom with two single beds and wardrobe, living room combined with a kitchen and bathroom with shower. The living room has a small kitchen, dining table with chairs and a sofa. On the couch can sleep one person. The city beach is only a 10 minute walk.

Location description from owner

The Dalmatia region

Dubrovnik is a city on the Adriatic Sea coast of Croatia,

Apartment SIESTA RAGUSAEA B is located in several hundred years old, stone house in the heart of Old Town. Surrounded by museums, churches and antiquities of great cultural and historical value. The narrow streets of the City have a special charm, and you can feel the centennial of the Republic. Stradun is only 30-40 steps from the apartment.The apartment is located on the second floor. Governed by prudent and practical blend of modern and ancient. The apartment has everything you need and nothing is too much. The apartment is 34 m², has one bedroom with two single beds and wardrobe, living room combined with a kitchen and bathroom with shower. The living room has a small kitchen, dining table with chairs and a sofa. On the couch can sleep one person. The city beach is only a 10 minute walk.

Location description from owner

The Dalmatia region

Dubrovnik is a city on the Adriatic Sea coast of Croatia, positioned at the terminal end of the Isthmus of Dubrovnik. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations on the Adriatic, a seaport and the centre of Dubrovnik-Neretva county. Its total population is 42,641 (census 2011).In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.The prosperity of the city of Dubrovnik has long been based on maritime trade. In the Middle Ages, as the Republic of Ragusa, also known as a Maritime Republic (together with Amalfi, Pisa, Genoa, Venice and other Italian cities), it became the only eastern Adriatic city-state to rival Venice. Supported by its wealth and skilled diplomacy, the city achieved a high level of development, particularly during the 15th and 16th centuries.The beginning of tourism in Dubrovnik is often associated with the construction of the late 19th-century luxury hotels in Croatia, such as Grand Hotel (1890) in Opatija and the Hotel Imperial (1897) in Dubrovnik.[2] According to CNNGo, Dubrovnik is among the 10 best medieval walled cities in the world.Although Dubrovnik was demilitarised in the 1970s to protect it from war, in 1991, after the breakup of Yugoslavia, it was besieged by Serb-Montenegrin forces for seven months and received significant shelling damage.

Dubrovnik

The annual Dubrovnik Summer Festival is a 45 day-long cultural event with live plays, concerts, and games. It has been awarded a Gold International Trophy for Quality (2007) by the Editorial Office in collaboration with the Trade Leaders Club.The patron saint of the city is Sveti Vlaho (Saint Blaise), whose statues are seen around the city. He has an importance similar to that of St. Mark the Evangelist to Venice. One of the larger churches in city is named after Saint Blaise. February 3 is the feast of Sveti Vlaho (Saint Blaise), who is the city's patron saint. Every year the city of Dubrovnik celebrates the holiday with Mass, parades, and festivities that last for several days.The Old Town of Dubrovnik is depicted on the reverse of the Croatian 50 kuna banknote, issued in 1993 and 2002.The city boasts of many old buildings, such as the Arboretum Trsteno, the oldest arboretum in the world, dating back to before 1492. Also, the third oldest European pharmacy is located in the city, which dates back to 1317 (and is the only one still in operation today). It is located at Little Brothers monastery in Dubrovnik.In history, many Conversos (Marranos) were attracted to Dubrovnik, formerly a considerable seaport. In May 1544, a ship landed there filled exclusively with Portuguese refugees, as Balthasar de Faria reported to King John. Another admirer of Dubrovnik, George Bernard Shaw, visited the city in 1929 and said: "If you want to see heaven on earth, come to Dubrovnik."In the bay of Dubrovnik is the 72-hectare wooded island of Lokrum, where according to legend, Richard the Lionheart was cast ashore after being shipwrecked in 1192. The island includes a fortress, botanical garden, monastery and naturist beach.Among the many tourist destinations are a few beaches. Banje, Dubrovnik's main public beach, is home to the Eastwest Beach Club. There is also Copacabana Beach, a stony beach on the Lapad peninsula named after the popular beach in Rio de Janeiro.Dubrovnik has also been mentioned in popular film and theatre. In the film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea with Michael Caine, one of the characters said to have been dreaming of fairy from Dubrovnik (motive known from local legends and literature). In the 1968 movie Rosemary's Baby, Rosemary tells her husband Guy that he is "in Dubrovnik" when he attempts to talk with her after she discovers he has made a pact with the devil to use her womb to bear Satan's son.Ivan Gunduli?, a 17th century Croatian writer, predicted the downfall of the great Turkish Empire in his poem Osman.Important monumentsRooftops in Dubrovnik's Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Bokar fortressAerial view of Dubrovnik from the southwestFew of Dubrovnik's Renaissance buildings survived the earthquake of 1667 but fortunately enough remained to give an idea of the city's architectural heritage. The finest Renaissance highlight is the Sponza Palace which dates from the 16th century and is currently used to house the National Archives. The Rector's Palace is a Gothic-Renaissance structure that displays finely carved capitals and an ornate staircase. It now houses a museum.[30][31] Its façade is depicted on the reverse of the Croatian 50 kuna banknote, issued in 1993 and 2002. The St. Saviour Church is another remnant of the Renaissance period, next to the much-visited Franciscan Monastery.The Franciscan monastery's library possesses 30,000 volumes, 216 incunabula, 1,500 valuable handwritten documents. Exhibits include a 15th century silver-gilt cross and silver thurible, an 18th century crucifix from Jerusalem, a martyrology (1541) by Bemardin Gucetic and illuminated psalters.Dubrovnik's most beloved church is St Blaise's church, built in the 18th century in honour of Dubrovnik's patron saint. Dubrovnik's baroque Cathedral was built in the 18th century and houses an impressive Treasury with relics of Saint Blaise. The city's Dominican Monastery resembles a fortress on the outside but the interior contains an art museum and a Gothic-Romanesque church.A special treasure of the Dominican monastery is its library with 216 incunabula, numerous illustrated manuscripts, a rich archive with precious manuscripts and documents and an extensive art collection.Walls of DubrovnikMain article: Walls of DubrovnikA feature of Dubrovnik is its walls that run almost 2 km (1.24 mi) around the city. The walls run from four to six metres thick on the landward side but are much thinner on the seaward side. The system of turrets and towers were intended to protect the vulnerable city.

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Key Info

  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Iron
  • Satellite TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Marina R
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
27 Jul 2016

Languages spoken: English, German


This Apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 3. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 22 Jul 2013. Located in Dubrovnik, the average weekly rate varies from £334 to £584.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 27 Jul 2016.

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