Dubrovnik Cable Car, Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik Cable Car, Dubrovnik

To enjoy the best possible view of Dubrovnik and the surrounding area, make sure to get yourself on top of the Srd Mountain, 778 meters above sea level. The best way to reach it, undoubtedly, is the Dubrovnik Cable Car. One of the city's top attractions, it was built in 1969 and has since been enthusiastically used by millions of tourists anxious to capture the breathtaking panoramas of the Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik's Old Town, and the neighboring islands.

On a clear day, this vantage point affords a view as far as 60 km (37 miles) away. No wonder that the nearby Imperial Fortress, built in the early 19th century by none other than Napoleon Bonaparte himself, precisely in time for his birthday, was strategically placed in this privileged position. The best time to take photos is around sunset.

The cable car line employs two carriages, each carrying up to 30 people, making regular three-minute runs to the top of the Mount. Once up there, you may also want to visit the Museum of Homeland War, featuring original documents, artifacts, and authentic photo and video materials related to the Balkan armed conflict of 1991-1995. Also, at the upper Cable Car station, there are a restaurant, café, and a souvenir shop.

Tip:
The most convenient way to buy tickets is directly at the cable car stations. Payments can be made either in cash – with Croatian kuna only (no foreign currencies accepted) – or by credit cards.

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Sight Name: Dubrovnik Cable Car
Sight Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia (See walking tours in Dubrovnik)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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