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Sea Organ

Sea Organ is situated on the western end of Zadar´s Riva, and can be observed as a differently shaped part of the coast which consists of several stairs that descend into the sea.   The stairs extend for about 70 meters along the coast, under them, at the lowest sea-tide level, 35 pipes of different […]

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The Greeting to the Sun

On Istarska obala, at the very end of the Zadar peninsula, next to the famous Sea Organ, shines the Greeting made by the same architect Nikola Bašić.   The Greeting to the Sun consists of three hundred multi-layered glass plates placed on the same level with the stone-paved waterfront in the shape of a 22-meter […]

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The Forum

Located in front of the church of Saint Donat and the Archbishop´s Palace. It is a municipal square from the Roman era, built from the 1st century BC to the 3rd century AD, 45 by 90 metres in size.   It represents a very developed example of the forum complex, and is one of the […]

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Peoples Square

Peoples Square (original: Narodni trg) is the centre of public life in Zadar from the Renaissance until today. On the site of the Large Square, platea magna, the foundations of municipal institutions were laid in the early Middle Ages.   Afterwards, the City Lodge and the Church of St. Peter the New were erected here. […]

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Five Wells Square

The Square is located on a site between the medieval City Walls and the Renaissance bastion Grimani, where the oldest park in Croatia is located. The Square features exactly what its name suggests – five wells lined up in a row. In the Middle Ages there was a defensive ditch below the old city walls. […]

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The Gold and Silver of Zadar

The Permanent Exhibition of Religious Art – The Gold and Silver of Zadar Within the structure to the church of St. Mary, or more specfically her monastery, whose property was Heavily damaged during the Second World War a Representative exhibition was formed in 1972 – the Permanent Exhibition of Religious Art, one of the most […]

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The Foša

In the Zadar nucleus traces of the past are everywhere: walls, towers, imposing gates… The most striking among the towers is Kapetanova kula (Captain’s Tower).   From the building which housed the governor´s office and the former armoury (Palace of the Great Captain) leads the path to the south-east, to the small picturesque port of […]

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The Kalelarga

Kalelarga, also known as the Wide Street (Široka ulica), is the main and most famous street in the city of Zadar. Some people say it is even older than the city itself, spreading in the direction west – east from People´s Square (Narodni trg) to the city’s famous Forum which features a number of Roman […]

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The sea promenade Riva

The sea promenade called Riva is a wonderful place to walk around and enjoy its beautiful green parks and palm trees.   Riva is a city promenade with a view of the Zadar Channel, the islands of Ugljan and Pašman and the open sea to the northwest. The promenade was constructed in 1874 after the […]

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The Arsenal

Originally built in the 18th century to service the naval fleet that protected the Venetian Republic´s valuable trade routes, today the Arsenal has become a focus for of art and entertainment.. It has embraced the Mediterranean lifestyle bringing together elements of history , music, art , food and wine. Arts and Music Relax and take […]

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