Zadar Tourism & Travel Guide

Trips and Itineraries for Zadar

Zadar Old Town has numerous churches with St....

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Top Places To Visit in Zadar 59 Spots

Istarska obala, 23000, Croatia
This is the place that impressed me the most. I felt like I can spend days just sitting there and enjoy the nature playing pacifying music for me. Set inside the perforated stone stairs that descend into the sea, it is a system of pipes inside which water enters forcefully, generating those beautiful sounds. The effect is so hypnotic that you just don't want to leave this place.
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Promenade in the Zadar Old Town, Zadar
This place is hard to believe, it's like someone is playing an EDM song and disco lights are forming patterns based on that. It is a 22 m wide circle with 300 multilayered glass plates that collect sun energy and performs this amazing show in the night. We danced on it for some time as were some other tourists.
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Weekend Getaways from Zadar 

Croatia’s capital is an underrated destination waiting to be explored. It is not as popular as Dubrovnik or Split, but is a quintessential metropolitan city combining elegant 19th century buildings with plenty of cultural divisions and a vibrant cafe life. It is a great place to discover charming boutiques selling unique dresses, shopping for souvenirs, and tasting local delicacies. It is also a good place to visit undulating hills and charming villages nearby.

About Zadar

I took a very long, but great route getting here. First I passed through Plitvice Lakes National Park. Next, I rode over Mali Alan pass. Earlier, in the morning, it was raining a tiny bit, so I was happy to see that it stopped by the time I started up the pass. I’d just have to deal with a little fog at the top. The road surface wasn’t too bad…some occasional loose gravel and ruts, but nothing serious, and there hadn’t been enough rain to make it muddy. Coming down the south side was a little more nerve wracking. Less than fifty feet of visibility and hairpins with no warnings or guardrails made for some very slow riding.After getting down from the pass, I was about 30km from my destination, but decided to backtrack to get some riding in along the coast…wise choice. The view was amazing, the road surface was surprisingly good, and the riding was excellent. I rode from Senj to Zadar…any motorcyclists out there that want a nice route, keep this one in mind. So, now I’m in Zadar…it’s a nice little city with some Roman ruins to see in the old town…very interesting. Right on the water were two cool features. The first was the sea organs, which are large tubes underneath marble steps leading to the waterfront. As waves pass over the tubes underneath these steps, they emit different sounds. And the second shows up after sunset…the Greeting to the Sun. This large disk has LEDs of various colors that light up in crazy patterns, and all the while, you can hear the sea organs in the background…just add mushrooms and you’ve got yourself a party!

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