For centuries the capital of Dalmatia, and nowadays the regional centre, Zadar is a city with rich monument heritage renowned in the whole world, which can be seen on every step: the Roman Forum from the 1st century, the St. Donatus Church from the 9th century – the most famous medieval basilica, the symbol of the city, restored Romanesque church of St. Krsevan from the 12th century and the bell-tower of St. Mary from 1105, St. Anastasia’s Cathedral from the 13th century, the People’s Square with the City Loggia and the Town Guard from the 16th century, as well as mighty city walls with impressive Port and Land Gates from the 16th century, the Three Wells and Five Wells Squares, numerous palaces, villas and other monumental heritage.

Zadar is so attractive owing to its natural position in the heart of the Adriatic coast, surrounded by 4 national parks: the Plitvice Lakes, the Paklenica mountain park, the unique Krka river cascades, and a series of beautiful islands called Kornati.

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