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Description - "Time Out" Shortlist Dubrovnik by Time Out Guides Ltd.

Time Out's Shortlist guides offer all the usual visitor information, presented in a way designed to take you straight to what you're looking for. Particularly good for short or repeat visits, when it's important to be directed to the best and most current, with no time wasted. And at GBP6.99, they won't waste your money either. DUBROVNIK HIGHLIGHTS - Dubrovnik's best beaches: Sveti Jakov, 20 minutes walk from the Old Town with a sunset unhindered by the city walls; Copacabana, ideal for kids, with water shutes and slides; or the simple, easy pleasures of Lapad, surrounded by bars and restaurants with an open-air public internet park alongside. - Art itinerary: A walk around the main galleries in town, taking in some of Croatia's most famous artists - in particular locally born Vlaho Bukovac, who exhibited at the second ever Venice Biennale. - Away from the Old Town blighted with bland, tourist-trap restaurants and samey menus, Englishman Charles Liddle has built his own: the Barun. And superb it is too, with a swimming pool you can dip into before dining, and a garden. - Sassy souvenirs: A small number of venues produce original goods in unusual surroundings: the ceramics and glassware at affordable prices at the Dubrovacka kuca, attached to Zagreb's Museum of Arts and Crafts; the Art Studio Trabakul, in a replica of an Adriatic ship, with smaller maritime replicas and framed, faded photographs of old Dubrovnik; the Eminence Art Workshop, with carved figures and modern takes on iconography. - Libertas: Dubrovnik's unsung arts festival makes hardly a blip on a cultural radar screen dominated by the main Dubrovnik Festival - yet stars such as Owen Wilson and Christopher Walken turn up for this international cinematic event and screenings of contemporary works take place at outdoor venues on summer evenings.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846700408
ISBN-10: 184670040X
Format: Paperback
(168mm x 107mm x 10mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Time Out Group Ltd
Publisher: Crimson Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Time Out Guides Ltd.

Founded in 1968, Time Out has grown from humble beginnings into the leading resource for anyone wanting to know what's happening in the world's greatest cities. Alongside our influential weeklies in London, New York, Chicago and Dubai, we publish more than 20 magazines in cities as varied as Beijing and Beirut; a range of travel books, with City Guides now joined by pocket-sized Shortlist series; and an information-packed website. The company remains proudly independent, still owned by Tony Elliott four decades after he launched Time Out London. Written by local experts, and illustrated with original photography, our books also retain their independence. No business has been featured because it has advertised, and all restaurants and bars are visited and reviewed anonymously.

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