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St Donatus’ Church
  Church of Sv. Donato is the most valuable monument of pre-Romanesque architecture of the early medieval period (9th century)

Its name refers to Donatus of Zadar, who began construction on this church in the 9th century and ended it on the northeastern part of the Roman forum. Originally named (and dedicated to) the church of the Holy Trinity, in the 15th century it was renamed the Church of St. Donatus.

Church of St. Donatus is the largest Pre-romanesque building in Croatia. It is also one of the most impressive churches of centralised type of the Carolingian period in Europe.The circular church, formerly domed, has three apses and an ambulatory around the central area, surmounted by circular gallery. The circular shape is typical of the early Byzantine age in Dalmatia.

For a long time a religious services are no longer held here, but the stark interior has excellent acoustics and is used as the concert venue for the annual International Festival of Medieval Renaissance Music, also known as Musical Evenings in St. Donatus.

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Greetings to sun

Greetings to sun consists of three hundred multi-layered glass plates, below which are photovoltaic solar modules through which symbolic communication with nature.

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St Donatus’ Church

Church of Sv. Donato is the most valuable monument of pre-Romanesque architecture of the early medieval period (9th century).

Sea organ

Sea organ the organ which, unlike ordinary organ driven by sea waves energy.


St Chrysogonus’ Church

It was built in the Romanesque style and consecrated in 1175, and was named after St.. Krševan martyr, patron saint of Zadar.

St Simeon Church

Originally built for the fifth century as a basilica with a semicircular prominent shrine on the eastern side.

Silver and Gold of Zadar

Over 1200 m2 of space in 8 well-equipped hall you can see gold and silver of Zadar in the Church of Sv. Nediljica from the 11th century.

Narodni trg (People's Square)

People's Square in Zadar was established in the Middle Ages as "Platea magna" (large square), the center of the secular life of Zadar.

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Land Gate

Renaissance Land Gate is a comic book about the history of Zadar, seen through petostoljene stones carved into the Foša gate

City walls (Muraj)

Preserved remains from the Roman era, from the Middle Ages mostly the 16th.

Archeological Museum

Founded 1832nd as the second oldest museum in Croatia and one of the oldest in this part of Europe.

Square of 5 wheels

During the 16th century, the Venetians helped the city withstand Turkish sieges by building a large drinking water cistern with five ornamental wellheads.

Zadarska Riva
(Zadar seafront)

“Riva” is a wonderful place to stroll along the seaside and enjoy the lush vegetation, especially the majestic palm trees


St Francis’s Church

Consecrated in 1280, Saint Francis’s is the oldest Gothic church in Dalmatia, also displaying fine Renaiss-ance and Baroque work, and containing some very important artworks.

St Mary’s Church

Founded in 1066 and
belonging to a closed order of Benedictine nuns, the church was fundamentally rebuilt during the 16th century in the Renaissance spirit.


The Museum of Ancient Glass

The museum contains one of the premium collections of Roman glassware outside Italy, with a cornucopia of goblets, jars and vials retrieved from archaeological sites across Dalmatia.

Kalelarga (main street)

The main street of Zadar, which in the old document called the Magna Via Strada Grande, Ruga Magistra - meaning the main street.

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