Dubrovnik is recognized by many as the pearl of the Adriatic, and there is a handful of posts, articles and releases that glorify its beauty. When you enter the Old City you can feel that every corner bears a story and is a part of history. Some of those stories are about the pharmacy in the Franciscan monastery, which is the third oldest in Europe or about the first prohibition of slavery in Europe, which was adopted right here in Dubrovnik. If you look at the period of Dubrovnik Republic, it was the first country in the world to recognize the United States. It was then when first drainage system was implemented, which is still in use today. In recent years, Dubrovnik is known as the shooting location of many famous series, and its popularity goes so far as to have its city walls included in the top ten list of monuments to visit before death; according to TripAdvisor.