Best of Croatia tour
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Best of Croatia tour from Dubrovnik
Places to visit: Split, Zadar, Plitvice lakes National park, Zagreb
The Old Town offers several must-see locations that will take you back in time. Peristyle – central imperial square with Cathedral of St. Dujam, patron of the city. People’s square called Pjaca with Renaissance clock tower. Also Town Hall, and baroque Cindro Palace. In the center of the city is the Mediterannean square Prokurative, the stage of the Split festival for 60 years.
This ancient city has a very rich history full of stories and legends but is also a city of tourism. Traces of the first cultures in the Zadar area dating since the old Stone age. Since 2017. Zadar is included in the Unesco World Heritage site for the Defensive system built by the Republic of Venice between the 16th and 17th centuries. Besides regular historic attractions, Zadar has two very interesting new attractions. The first one is the Sea Organ. It’s an experimental musical instrument which plays music by way of sea waves creating always new sounds.
Just a few steps from Sea Organ is another new attraction – Greeting to the Sun. This monument contains lighting elements and produces a show of light as a symbol of communication with nature.
PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK
The capital and largest Croatian city. By all means, Zagreb is a political, economic, cultural, and administrative center.
Zagreb is also the most developed town in Croatia. The history of the city area reaches since ancient times. But the name Zagreb for the first time was mentioned in 1094. Old Zagreb has two parts, Upper and Lower towns. Both parts are attracting visitors with nice buildings, made in different styles of architecture. From gothic and dominating baroque till modern. Therefore, streets, squares, monuments, museums, cathedral, churches, and other architectural buildings beware attention for centuries.
It’s a must to take a walk on Tkalčićeva street, popular Tkalča, and make a break in one of many bars or restaurants. Nearby is an open market, the famous Dolac square. Another key point is just a few steps from Dolac. It’s the main city square – Jelačić square, the heart of Zagreb.