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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.
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You'll start at
Large Onofrio's Fountain
Poljana Paska Miličevića 2000, 20000, Dubrovnik, CroatiaYou 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. Edward
Ul. Pred Dvorom 3, 20000, Dubrovnik, CroatiaOur 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. Edward, 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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DorianBP wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom2 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 5 Mar 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, Minnesota872 contributions105 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 23 Jan 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 27 Oct 2019
Thank you so much, Elkan! All the best!
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Crystal F wrote a review Oct 2019
Beaverton, Oregon12 contributions7 helpful votes
This was one of the best tours of my whole journey (which was through Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia.) Marija is super knowledgeable and her passion is so obvious! She showed us parts of the city that none of the other tour guides did. And she can answer so many questions that
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Response from Marija M, Owner at Dark Tales of the Old Town
Responded 22 Oct 2019
Thank you so much, Crystal! Feel free to let me know if you come back and I'll show you some more dark history of Dubrovnik. Our tour was great, really special with ladies from all around the world and you were all wonderful. It was so nice to meet you and hopefully, we'll meet again someday!
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Damian V wrote a review Oct 2019
Portland, Oregon40 contributions2 helpful votes
This tour was so cool! Easy to find the meeting spot and Marija has a lantern with a red candle in it. The mood was set. It was perfect. Dark, eerie, and interesting tales of the not so known about Dubrovnik. I wish I had the time to do the other tours she offers because she
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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 15 Oct 2019
Thank you, Damian, not only for this amazing review but also for sharing stories from your part of the world, I definitely won't forget the story of la llorona. You and Stephanie are always welcomed to my tours if you return someday. It was really cool to meet the two of you. Many happy wishes!!
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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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oldtraveller63
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architecture meets old wives' tales
Very interesting tales of nuns and monks' night activities, bones found in tunnels and why some earthquake ruins ar
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biondaSam
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Knowledgable tour guide and a great evening!
My partner and I booked on 2 tours and we have just finished our first this evening. We loved the tour and Marija w
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sim0n0904
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Haunted Dubrovnik
What can I say, it was absolutely amazing. Very knowledgeable and fun. Great to see some of the sights of the city
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Linda S
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Wonderful tour
This is possibly the best tour I've ever been on. Marija is incredible - such a wealth of information and folklore
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905HindmanL
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Fantastic tour!!
This was one of the absolute best ghost tours we had ever been on... EVER!! Marija is an amazing story teller and p
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ShimmyKimmie
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Spooktacular!
Marija was a great guide for this spooky tour of the city. We went to places we wouldn’t have known to find if we h
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