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“The main drag” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Placa Thoroughfare (Stradun)

Placa Thoroughfare (Stradun)
Old Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Dubrovnik Old Town Walking Tour
Ranked #9 of 60 Attractions in Dubrovnik
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Wenatchee, Washington
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“The main drag”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Stradum is the marbled main walking street down the middle of old town. In the afternoon it is filled with tourists. For us it was more fun and interesting to take the narrow side streets, exploring little shops and quaint restaurants.

Visited May 2013
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“Never a dull moment”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

For the 'city that never sleeps' feeling visit at night - buses run until the early hours if you want to be a stop out!

Visited July 2013
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“Your Main Thoroughfare in Dubrovnik”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

This Main Street is cobble stoned but very smoothe from hundreds of years of foot traffic. I would recommend not wearing high heels or thongs as you could twist your ankle. The locals can from experience but you will be challenged.


This pedestrian only street has buskers, fountains, museums, shops, and eateries. During the day and cruise ship hours there are too many tourists here. At night it is well lit and has less traffic but only from about 01:00 does the street become quiet.

You will most likely walk through here several times during your stay but deviate off into the safe alleys with many small bars and eateries. The mood changes throughout the day.

Visited July 2013
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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“Still impressive after 900 years!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

All architects should visit and see how space, shape and grace can be brought to a main thoroughfare. The stone flagstones; polished by sun, time and millions of feet, glisten. Shops, cafes and restaurants hug the sides, one shaded one side sunny. In the evening a performance space opens up where a stage may be erected. Free entertainment is then offered for those people enjoying a drink, a meal, an ice cream or just enjoying the atmosphere in the square. Look for the clock on the old clock tower to the left of the stage area.

Visited June 2013
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“Mental at 10:00am empty at 2:00pm”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

In the morning, upto 10,000 tourists disgorge from thier floating gin palaces and head for this street. Needless to say, it is mental!

Avoid it like the plague until the afternoon when they all go back to thier ships and a relative calm descends.

Mondays are a better day to tour the city and it appears that there are less ships in town.

Visited June 2013
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