Island of Lokrum, Dubrovnik

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Swim, marvel at exotic plants, and walk with peacocks at Island of Lokrum. Visit the site where, according to legend, King Richard the Lionheart was cast safely ashore after a shipwreck during his return from the crusades. The area was also once a favorite summer retreat of Austrian archduke Maximilian. To get to the island, ride a ferry from the city. Enjoy a dip in the small salt lake, which is 10 m (33ft) deep and known as the Dead Sea. Visit the botanical garden to admire Mediterranean plants, including laurels, oaks, pines, cypresses, olives, agaves, cacti, magnolia, and palms. If you'd like to take a journey back in time, explore the deserted 11th-century Benedictine monastery. Take a look at our Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning website to schedule your visit to Island of Lokrum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Very close to the city. There's a boat there all day from Dubrovnik Harbour. The ticket costs 150kn round trip (only accept payment in Kuna) and can be purchased on time. They have several locations in town for currency exchange. It's 15 minutes crossing. The throne of GOT is in the Benedictine Monastery. It has a large lake (Dead Sea) for bathing. Great tour to enjoy the view of dubrovnik's wall.
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  • Fun half day spent here. We took a lot in, saw the iron throne, the peacocks with their chicks, swam in the Dead Sea, climbed to the fortress up top for stunning views, had a beer both bought from a b...  more »
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  • Must visit island! Worth each kuna you spend! Incredible nature with cute rabbits and peacocks!
  • Very nice island 15 minutes from Old Town Dubrovnik. Lots of activities for the whole family with trails, rabbits and peacocks throughout the island.
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