WALKING TOUR ZADAR: Top rated guide, Tastings, Private tour

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  • 2 hr

Zadar is a city with soul and irresistible charm that never left anyone indifferent. It has been capital of Dalmatia region for more than thousand years so it is full of interesting stories and historical monuments. Take a stroll through city's historical center, situated on a peninsula. Walk down Kalelarga, city's main street, said to be older than the city itself. Discover Roman ruins and the biggest Roman Forum in Croatia, built 2.000 years ago. Hear story about legendary bishop St. Donatus and its church that is the symbol of Zadar. See the largest cathedral in Dalmatia and learn more about St. Anastasia, city's patron saint. Find out why Zadar was the best fort-city in Venetian Republic and explore its defensive city walls, UNESCO site. Hear the story about Queen Elisabeth and glamorous chest made of 250 kg of silver. Visit beautiful sea promenade and find out fun facts about Monument to the sun and Sea Organ, modern installations that gained Zadar world wide popularity.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Magic Croatia: Trips and Tours

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Pass By: Zadar

This tour is a journey through Zadar's historical center with licensed guide who will introduce you to city's turbulent history, culture and people. Zadar represents one of the oldest urban localities in the Mediterranean and it was populated from 1000 B.C. by its first permanent inhabitants - the Liburnians, skilled seafarers and merchants.

Stop At: The Forum

2000 years ago Zadar became Roman colony and regular grid of streets and squares were formed. During that time, Forum was a main square and center of social life. You will learn more about the entire complex.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Church of St. Donat

Church of St. Donat is one of the most recognizable historical sites of the city. It was built in 9th century as a private chapel for bishop Donat. You will hear the story about bishop Donat and find out more about the function of the church today.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Zadar Cathedral

St. Anastasia is the biggest cathedral in Dalmatia region. You will learn more about the life of St. Anastasia and the cathedral built in Romanesque style.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Greeting to the Sun - Il Saluto al Sole

Greeting to the sun is situated at the very end of Zadar's peninsula. Your guide will tell you some interesting and less known facts about this world-famous attraction built in 2005.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)

Sea Organ is one of a kind organ in entire world, looking like stairs that descend in the sea. You will hear unique melody created by the sea.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Narodni trg u Zadru

People's square is the center of public life in Zadar. You will discover City Loggia, City Guard with the clock tower and Kalelarga, also known as the Wide Street, which is the main and most famous street in the city of Zadar.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St. Simon's Church

St. Simeon's church at first was Early Christian basilica built in 5th century. Inside of the church lies silver chest with the relics of St. Simon, city's patron saint. You will hear the story of St. Simon and learn more about chest that represents magnificent goldsmith's work of art.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Five Wells Square (Trg 5 Bunara)

Five wells square is a large water cistern built by Venetians. Here you will hear the story of defensive walls of Zadar included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

Duration: 15 minutes
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