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Dubrovnik City Walk – Palaces, Streets and Squares

The guidebook Dubrovnik City Walk – Palaces, Streets and Squares is in many ways a different Dubrovnik travel guide. Away from the tourist traps you will be guided through the medieval palaces, streets and squares unique for its glance and historical beauty.
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Croatia Under the Surface – City Walks and Excursions

Croatia is a multicultural Babylon waiting to be discovered. The cultural history of this country is unique in Europe. In an unimaginably small space, different civilizations, cultures and religions came in contact with one another and merged during the century.
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A side streets in the Jewish Quarter of Dubrovnik

On the left side of the Stradun Promenade, when facing the clock tower, is the Jewish Quarter. The Synagogue, which is still standing, was built in 1408. This is the oldest, still active synagogue of Spanish Sephardic Judaism in the world. It is also, after the synagogue in Prague, the second oldest synagogue in Europe. On its floor lies the Moorish rug which the Spanish Queen Isabella, the benefactor of Columbus, gave her Jewish physician.
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