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Dark Tales of the Old Town provided by Haunted Dubrovnik

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Updated 07/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Dark Tales of the Old Town
Small groups, private or semi-private groups, no more than 8 people.
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Updated 07/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Travelers that love a good scare shouldn't miss this spooky twist on the typical history tour, where you encounter the dark stories of Dubrovnik Old Town. Join your guide on a stroll through the historic streets, and encounter tales of the city's morbid history as you go. From the dance macabre to evil spirits, prison escapes to supernatural activity, this spooky tour may just test your nerve.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Large Onofrio's Fountain
    Poljana Paska Miličevića 2000, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
    You can find your guide by the Big Onofrio's fountain, located inside of the old city, it is the first thing you see when you enter the old city through Pile gate.
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    Old Town
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 2
    The Franciscan Church and Monastery
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 3
    Rector's Palace
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Rector's Palace
    Ul. Pred Dvorom 3, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
    Our tour will end near the Rector's Palace.
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Highlights
  • Uncover the ghastly history of Dubrovnik on this Old Town walking tour
  • Enjoy your guide's tales, about everything from pestilence to forbidden love
  • Feel the spooky atmosphere walking the streets at night, lit by lanterns
  • Meet at the must-see Large Onofrio Fountain, steps from the Pile Gate
Important Information
Departure Point
Large Onofrio's Fountain, Poljana Paska Miličevića 2000, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Rector's Palace, Ul. Pred Dvorom 3, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Inclusions
  • Professional, licensed guide
Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drink
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Saša G. wrote a review Jul 2020
Stuttgart, Germany6 contributions5 helpful votes
A deeper insight in some of many stories of this beautiful city. Marija was an excellent guide, always connecting her stories to the well known information from mainstream tours.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Marija M, Owner at Dark Tales of the Old Town
Responded Jul 22, 2020
Thank you, Saša, for the review, it means a lot in these times! I am very happy that I was able to present you this hidden side of Dubrovnik and you and your party were awesome listeners and guests! It was really nice to meet you! Take care and best regards to you all :)
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jrflipjr wrote a review Jul 2020
Germany3 contributions
Very enjoyable walk around the old town of Dubrovnik with fantastic historical and creepy stories. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking to explore the old town. I think it's better than touring during the day. Our guide was very knowledgeable and responsive to
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Marija M, Owner at Dark Tales of the Old Town
Responded Jul 7, 2020
Thank you so much for leaving the review! And I want to add that I really enjoyed your company, you were delightful guests, so the pleasure was all mine! Best wishes! :)
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DorianBP wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom3 contributions
We really enjoyed our tour with Marija and exploring Dubrovnik in the off season with a small group felt like a very special experience. We almost had the whole city to ourselves as she told us a bunch of great stories about the history of the Old Town and its residents. It was
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Response from Marija M, Owner at Dark Tales of the Old Town
Responded Mar 5, 2020
And thank you, Eden and Dorian, for breaking the monotony of the wintertime in Dubrovnik for me and for leaving this lovely review. I'm so happy you enjoyed. I hope you got many happy memories here and all the best to you both :) Marija
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Steven S wrote a review Jan 2020
Minneapolis, Minnesota1,000 contribution112 helpful votes
Great tour about Old Town at night. Marija done a amazing job showing me a part of the city other tour guides will not take you too and the stories were fascinating. If you get a chance I would highly recommend booking this tour!! Thank you Marija!!
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Response from Marija M, Owner at Dark Tales of the Old Town
Responded Jan 23, 2020
Hi Steven! Thank you one more time for leaving your review, it means a lot to me! And I'm very happy you picked Dark tales of the old town tour. See you next time when you come back with your lovely family!
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Elkan wrote a review Oct 2019
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Marija is loads of fun, knowledgable and a great tour guide. She has plenty of fun facts and interesting stories that make for a great tour. It is definetly different from the average tour and a must do in Dubrovnik.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Marija M, Owner at Dark Tales of the Old Town
Responded Oct 27, 2019
Thank you so much, Elkan! All the best!
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Fantastic Ghost and Mysteries tour
Fantastic Ghost and Mysteries tour with Marija who is very passionate when telling the stories of old Dubrovnik.
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Jasmin A
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EXCELLENT
Local libreary organised few tours for a members, so i took it because i am huge fan or horror stories and movies.
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Brian L
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Wonderful haunting tour
What a wonderful tour! Marija was brilliant, taking just the two of us on our own private tour. It starts 15 mins f
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Nando N
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A must do when in Dubrovnik
We have enjoyed every single word from this friendly, well acknowledged, misterious woman Maria. Another point of v
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H6233VCrachelr
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Fascinating Tour of Dubrovnik’s Dark Past
Marija was a very warm, engaging story teller with a wealth of knowledge to deliver an amazing tour of the ghost st
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LinnH128
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Great value and exceptional guide
Great experience! Wonderful views, many steps and interesting stories about Dubrovnik and it’s spooky history.
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Mr. Cro
It was great opening of walking Dubrovnik Mystery tour season for all of us... Maria was very nice...story was grea
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Sarah R
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Wonderful tour
Our guide Marija was absolutely wonderful. She stopped at various locations and told us the history of parts of the
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1234garethm
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Ghost tour.
What a great walking tour this is, I highly recommend it.I turned up for the tour last night not only late, but wit
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Ashlie S
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Ghost tour
Amazing ghost tour in dubrovnik. Marija is a great story teller kind informative and passionate. A highlight of my
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Jd8713
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Really interesting tour
Marija is a great tour guide, with a genuine interest and passion in the more mysterious side of Dubrovnik. But thi
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myarny
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Spooky, silly, and fun!
This was such a relaxing, easy way to enjoy a bit of the history of Dubrovnik at night! Our guide was lovely and kn
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michelle785
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Great tour
We did this tour a few days ago and we loved it. It was really interesting learning about the history of Dubrovnik
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Jennifer O
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Lovely!!!
I had the fortune to visit Dubrovnik a couple of days ago, Ghosts and Mystery was my first tour and I really enjoye
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TiffanyAching
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Atmospheric
We were lucky enough to visit Dubrovnik on Halloween. Marija was very welcoming and had a good array of creepy stor
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