Set along the sparkling coast of the Adriatic Sea, Zadar stands as a mesmerizing blend of Roman relics, medieval churches, and innovative modern installations. As one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in Croatia, Zadar offers a rich historical tapestry paired with a contemporary zest for life and art. Let's traverse the stone-paved streets of Zadar, from the ancient Roman Forum to the symphony of the Sea Organ.
Discover the remnants of Zadar’s Roman Forum, built between the 1st century BC and the 3rd century AD. These ancient ruins provide a window into the city’s storied past.
Marvel at the pre-Romanesque architecture of St. Donatus' Church, a distinctive round building from the 9th century that stands as an iconic symbol of Zadar.
Experience the world-famous Sea Organ, an architectural sound art installation. Here, the waves of the Adriatic play harmonious tunes, turning the seafront into a unique musical instrument.
Adjacent to the Sea Organ, The Greeting to the Sun is a modern installation of solar panels that soak up the sun's rays by day and create a mesmerizing light show after sunset, celebrating the energy of the sun and the sea.
Stroll along Zadar's Riva, the city's vibrant seafront promenade, where locals and tourists alike enjoy idyllic sea views, delightful cafes, and the gentle Adriatic breeze.
Explore the city's rich history and art at institutions like the Archaeological Museum, the Museum of Ancient Glass, and the Gold and Silver of Zadar exhibit, each offering unique insights into the region's past and creativity.
Indulge in Zadar’s cuisine, sampling Adriatic seafood, famed Pag cheese, and succulent lamb dishes, all paired perfectly with local wines and the cherry liqueur, Maraschino.