Crime and Punishment
in old Dubrovnik
Today, Dubrovnik is one of the safest cities in the world. However, the historical archives of Dubrovnik hide many records of criminal cases from the past that were part of everyday life.
This tour brings you the side of Dubrovnik's history that you won't hear about on other city's tours. While exploring the limestone paved streets and alleys of the Old City, you'll discover what happened in the past after the third bell. We will reveal to you some of the most prominent and intriguing cases, including stories of brutal murders and conspiracies, but also of the forbidden relationships, the usage of poisons, spies and witch trials.
You will also learn all about the criminal justice that followed these crimes, so we will take you to the places where death sentences were carried out, where criminals were publicly ashamed, mutilated or tortured and finally we will see the Rector's Court, a place where the old courtroom, prisons and dungeons used to be, and there you will be set free.
The price for the tour is 150 Croatian kunas per person (approx. 20€).
Every Thursday; contact if you're interested in another day and hour.
The starting point is in front of Sesame restaurant, near Pile bus station, Dante Alighieri street. Check out the map for the exact location.
The walk ends in the old city in front of Rector's Court.
Duration: 1 hour and 45 min (approx).
Price: 125 Croatian kunas per person (17 EUR).
We advise wearing comfortable shoes due to the steps in the City; Sun protection and a bottle of water are a must during hot Summer days in Dubrovnik.