Zadar is a beautiful Croatian city located on the Adriatic. Inhabited by 80,000 inhabitants, the city has a long and rich history which is thought to span way over 2000 years. A trip to Zadar will be incomplete without a trip the Archaeological Museum , where guests discover all manner of items from the period of antiquity and the Middle Ages. Next on your list should the remains of the Roman forum and the surrounding Roman buildings . As with many European cities , Zadar Town Hall is one of the main attractions in the city. Nearby is the the pre-Romanesque church of St. Donata built in the ninth century. However Zadar is not only ideal for lovers of the city sights, it also offers a fantastic experience for people who love active holidays such as sailing and scuba diving. If you are considering a relaxing trip to the Croatian town , Wimdu can help in your search accommodation in Zadar . Listing great villas with pools or sea view apartments in Zadar’s cultural quarter, Wimdu’s accommodation really lets you get to grips with a new city.
Rental apartments - private accommodation and villas in Zadar If you 're wondering what type of accommodation is the best in Croatian cities , we can give you some interesting accommodation options . Families with children can rent the entire apartment with helpful amenities like a lift and cot. Couples or groups of friends can recommend the rooms in private apartments. This way the night will be a lot cheaper , and the standard will still be better than hotel .
Enjoy the beautiful sea Zadar is an ideal place for lovers of water activities. The coast, with its many islands and straits, is very diverse . Thanks to this marvelous scenery , sailing fans will feel like they have found heaven. Particularly stunning are the the islands of Pasman , Dugi Otok , Molat and Olib . For lovers of diving, we recommend in particular: Vodenjak , Mezanj , Molat , Szent Istvan and Grebeni . If you want to dive on the reef , then head to the shoal at Grebeni . At a depth of 15 meters you will see a bottom covered with corals , sponges and sea moss . It is worth remembering quite strong sea currents in the area, so first time divers should look to take a supervised tour .
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Things to do in Zadar When in Zadar you must visit the these four main tourist attractions. The first one is called Five Children Well. As you can guess in this square there are five wells that are scattered across the plaza. During Medieval times these wells were an important water resource for the city’s citizens. Nowadays, being in the oldest part of the city, it is a very popular meeting place and tourist attraction.
Another interesting attraction is the Sea Organ . Built in 2005, as the name suggest it is a manmade instrument that is played by nature. As the tide comes in thirty five tubes, with whistles attracted, play up to seven different cords and omit some great natural music.
Art and beauty lovers should make sure you visit an art installation called " Greeting to the Sun " . The amazing show begins with sunset, when you can see a wonderful play of light .
Finally be sure to check out Zadar’s main high street Kalelarga, also known as the Wide Street (Široka ulica). The most famous street in the city, it is said that Kalelarga outdates to formation of the city itself. Leading from west to east People´s Square (Narodni trg) up to the city’s famous Forum which features a number of Roman relics, the street has the best shopping in Dalmatia.
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- Zadar, CroatiaApartmentThis 50m² property in Zadar offers a kitchen and a balcony. The 1-bedroom apartment also offers guests a TV.4 guests / 1 bedroom / 50 m²8 people are interested in this propertyfrom $73AUper night
- Zadar, CroatiaApartmentAmenities such as a kitchen, air conditioning and a balcony can be found at this Zadar apartment. It offers 1 bedroom and 45m² of space.4 guests / 1 bedroom / 45 m²13 people are interested in this propertyfrom $73AUper night
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