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11 Awesome Things to Do in Zadar, Croatia

Prerana Jamdarkhana Dec 2, 2019
Words fall short to describe this city that descends from heaven. The Roman ruins, national parks and historic sites, all blend together to come forth - a city to be added in every traveler's list!

Sea Organ

Hum to music produced out of a musical instrument played by the waves underneath the marbel steps.

The Roman Forum

Wonder at the Romain ruins doodling the Zadar streets, constructed between the 1st century BC and the 3rd century AD.

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St. Donatus Church

Amongst the ruins, the largest pre-Romanesque building in Croatia stands apart. Be a part of the medieval music festival reverberating through church’s amazing acoustics.

Zadar Cathedral

Also known as The Cathedral of St. Anastasia, head here to gape at a beautiful fusion of various architectural styles; a cathedral adorning Zadar skyline.

Greeting to the Sun

Watch the sky for hours as 300 multi-layered glass plates with photo-voltaic cells light up during the night.

The City Walls and Gates of Zadar

Explore the walls and gates dating back to Roman times. A Venetian Work of Defense, built between the 16th and 17th century, is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

St. Simeon’s Church

Say your prayers at this 17th century church, that boasts about the sarcophagus of St. Simeon made from cedar, decorated with gold.

Five Wells Square

Stroll through the ancient pathway of five wells, dug during Middle Ages. The square has the first public park, Queen Jelena Madije Park in Croatia.

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Kornati National Park

Take a day’s trip to Zadar Archipelago of 147 islands, that include caves, clifftops, crates. Islands purvey scuba diving, yachting and other exciting activities. It's rightly known as a "nautical paradise"!

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Plitvice Lakes National Park

You want to express your love for water? Then you must head to this park of 16 lakes interconnected through waterfalls. The amazing Veliki Slap waterfall pours down from the height of 70 m!

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Paklenica National Park

Have fun hiking the soaring Karst formations, and canyons of Velika and Mala Paklenica. Watch eagles, falcons, bears, deers, and other creatures that call the park their home.