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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Facts about Croatia

Area: 56 538 sq. km

Population: 4 800 000

Capital: Zagreb

Other major cities: Dubrovnik, Split, Pula, Rijeka and Zadar

Currency: Kuna (HRK)

Language: Croatian

Telephone country code: 00 385

Time Zone:  CET (GMT + 1 hour)

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Croatia TOP Destinations

The old part of Zagreb consists of three historical sections, all of which have retained their medieval atmosphere; they contain the majority of its monuments, most of which visited on foot. The Kaptol quarter encompasses the cathedral and the surrounding area which, historically, was inhabited by members of the clergy. More...

Situated in the southern corner of the country and known originally as Ragusa, picturesque Dubrovnik is one of (if not) the most beautiful cities in Croatia. Dubrovnik is a must-see destination during your Croatia vacation. Also known as “The Pearl of the Adriatic”, Dubrovnik with its matchless setting, comfortable climate, historic and cultural heritage, beautiful environment and beaches, is deservedly popular with the tourists. Dubrovnik's main programme is the Dubrovnik Summer Festival; lasting from mid-July to the end of August, it features international groups and artists. More...

Split, Croatia’s second-largest city, is Mid-Dalmatia’s most important settlement. The cultural and tourist centre of the region, its port is also Croatia’s busiest, second only to Rijeka. Its location, climate and unique cultural heritage, hold a strong attraction for tourists. More...

Located on the southern part of the Istrian Peninsula, Pula is Istria’s largest city and one of its most popular tourist destinations. The city’s most important tourist attraction is the elliptical Roman amphitheatre, built during the reign of Emperor Augustus, which, during its heyday, was capable of seating twenty-three thousand spectators. More...

One of Croatia’s most beautiful cities, Rovinj sits picturesquely upon a rock promontory, on the western side of the Istrian Peninsula. The beaches at Rovinj and its neighborhood are mostly rocky and covered with shingles. More...

Primosten, Croatia
Primosten, Croatia
 


World Heritage Sites in Croatia

Split, Croatia’s second-largest city, is Mid-Dalmatia’s most important settlement. The cultural and tourist centre of the region, its port is also Croatia’s busiest, second only to Rijeka. Its location, climate and unique cultural heritage, hold a strong attraction for tourists. More...

In addition to its numerous monuments, the city’s most outstanding tourist attraction is the 15th century St. Jacob’s Cathedral – a masterpiece of Dalmatia’s Gothic-Renaissance architecture. The Cathedral appears on the UNESCO World Heritage List. More...

Situated between Split and Šibenik, Trogir is one of Mid-Dalmatia’s most beautiful cities. Trogir’s old-city evolved within the medieval city-walls, on a small island which is connected to the mainland and Ciovo Island by bridges. Its narrow streets, churches and its Romanesque-, Gothic-, Renaissance-style dwellings, imbue it a truly medieval atmosphere. More...

Situated in the southern corner of the country and known originally as Ragusa, picturesque Dubrovnik is one of (if not) the most beautiful cities in Croatia. Also known as “The Pearl of the Adriatic”, Dubrovnik with its matchless setting, comfortable climate, historic and cultural heritage, beautiful environment and beaches, is deservedly popular with the tourists. More...

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