Located on the Pelješac Peninsula in southern Croatia, the City and Walls of Ston are a testament to the rich history of the Republic of Dubrovnik. Built in the 14th century, the walls stretch for 5.5 kilometers and are considered some of the best-preserved fortifications in Europe.
Croatia is home to ten UNESCO World Heritage sites, each representing a unique aspect of the country’s rich cultural heritage. Seven of those sites are located in Croatia, whereas three are transnational sites. From ancient ruins and medieval castles to natural parks and protected islands, these sites showcase the diverse beauty and history of Croatia. […]
During the Yugoslavian regime, Bare Island was used as a political prison, where prisoners were sent to be imprisoned and punished for their perceived opposition to the communist government.