The Dubrovnik city walls, looked after by the Society of Friends of Dubrovnik Antiquities, was the most visited cultural-historical monument in Croatia last year, reported daily Vecernji List.
The famous walls around the city of Dubrovnik, a UNESCO world heritage site, were visited by 723,125 visitors, which was actually down on the previous year when it was visited by 729,704 visitors, according to the Central Bureau for Statistics.
The second most visited Croatian cultural-historical monument was the amphitheater in the northern Adriatic town of Pula which was visited by 285,982 visitors in 2011. Pula’s amphitheatre is the only remaining Roman amphitheatre to have four side towers and with all three Roman architectural orders entirely preserved and is among the six largest surviving Roman arenas in the World.
Third on the list was the island of Lokrum, a small island off the coast of Dubrovnik known for its historical royal castle, monastery and botanical gardens. Last year there was an increase of over 14,000 visitors to the island.