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Zadar, Croatia

Pre-Romanesque Church of St. Donat built in the 9th century is the symbol of Zadar, as well as the bell tower of St. Stosija on the right. Source: likecroatia.hr


City of Zadar is the administrative, economic and cultural centre of Zadar County, with about 75,000 inhabitants. Three thousand years of turbulent history have left its mark on the cultural heritage of the city. However, some traditions haven't changed - today sailors sail the sea just like Liburni did in the 4th century BC. On the peninsula, one should take a walk on the Roman streets surrounded by medieval walls, all the way to the new waterfront. The music will lead you to the world famous Marine Organs (Morske orgulje) and the magic of modern Sun Salute (Pozdrav suncu) monument. Maybe you
Zadar, Croatia

Marine Organ and Sun Salute urban installation are located at the borderline of Zadar peninsula. Source: lookglassblog.com


will think Zadar sunset to be "the most beautiful in the world", just like Alfred Hitchcock does. Zadar is full of museums and galleries; it is the city of festivals and basketball. The historic town core has preserved many churches. It is the site of events such as Music Evenings in St. Donat, Zadar Theatre Summer, Zadar snova (Zadar of Dreams) urban festival and the Night of the Full Moon. London Times declared it "the centre of fun on the Adriatic Coast", and the Guardian wrote it was the "new Croatian capital of cool". Heaven for nature enthusiasts, sailors and mountain climbers is made of 300
Zadar, Croatia

Historical core of the City of Zadar is located on the peninsula that still protects its narrow streets. Source: tzzadar.hr


islands and islets in the Zadar Archipelago and the proximity of 5 national parks: North Velebit, Paklenica, Plitvice, Kornati and Krka, and three nature parks: Telascica, Velebit and Vrana Lake. The city has several thousand beds in private accommodation facilities and family lodging houses (rooms and apartments), hotels, hostels and motor camp. There are several city beaches which are mostly pebble beaches. There are also more tranquil sanctuaries in the area. Popular beaches are a part of hotel resort Borik, Diklo, Puntamika, Vitrenjak, Kolovare, Punta Bajlo and others. Borik and Diklo area are known for their numerous restaurants, coffee shops and bars, and of course apartments. This beautiful city can be reached by highway, sea or plane. While visiting, one should definitely have a glass of indigenous Zadar liqueur Maraskino or a morning coffee on the peninsula, which is something the locals always find time for.

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Other destinations of Zadar County: Bibinje | Biograd na moru | Drage | Island of Dugi Otok | Island of Ist | Island of Iz | Island of Molat | Island of Olib | Island of Pag | Island of Pasman | Island of Silba | Island of Ugljan | Island of Vir | Kali/Ugljan | Kozino | Kukljica/Ugljan | Mandre/Pag | Maslenica | Nin | Novigrad/Dalmatia | Paklenica NP | Pakostane | Petrcane | Povljana/Pag | Preko/Ugljan | Privlaka | Seline | Starigrad/Paklenica | Sukosan | Sv. Filip i Jakov | Sveti Petar na moru | Tkon/Pasman | Turanj | Vrsi | Zaton/Zadar | Zdrelac/Pasman

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