Dubrovnik is a city in the south of Croatia on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. It is famous for its magnificent old city surrounded by massive stone walls of the XVI century. The beautifully preserved historic buildings, such as the Baroque Church of St. Vlasius, the Renaissance Sponge Palace and the Rector's Gothic Palace, where the historic museum is now, are waiting for guests of the city. Numerous shops and restaurants are located on the paved limestone streets of Stradun. The population of Dubrovnik is 45,000.