Discover why Dubrovnik in Croatia ranked #31 in our countdown of ‘100 Most Incredible Cities in the World’.
Its formidible walled exterior that encloses and protects the charming Old Town within.
During the Balkans War in the early 1990s the city fought off a nine-month Serbian-Montenegrin siege.
Walking the streets today, gelato in hand, the past is all but forgotten, but if you pay attention you can see the scars: terracotta roof tiles and grey stone that looks newer than neighbouring materials installed to fix the damage done during the conflict.
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