CITY OF ZADAR
The history of the city of Zadar , i.e. the settlements that existed in today’s area of the city of Zadar, stretches over a timeline of 3,000 years. Numerous artefacts that have been preserved are witnesses to the turbulent history that this city had. In addition to the Byzantine ones, the city is flooded with the remains of Roman and Venetian culture. The city center is dominated by St. Donat, which dates back to the 9th century and uses the remains of Roman buildings in its foundations. Due to its extremely rich cultural heritage, Zadar has become one of the most popular Croatian tourist destinations. In its articles, The Times called Zadar the “entertainment center of the Adriatic”, while The Guardian declared Zadar “the new Croatian capital of cool”. The fortified part, the ramparts, of the city of Zadar were included in the cultural world heritage as part of the Venetian defensive works between the 15th and 16th centuries. and the 17th century: Stato da Terra – western Stato da Mar 2017. years.
The city of Zadar is an ideal starting point for Kornati National Park, Paklenica National Park, Krka National Park and Plitvička Jezera National Park. Possibilities of organized or independent excursions include countless micro-locations for either sports adventurers or excursionists. The city of Zadar is a summer center for tourists who have stayed in nearby attractive places such as the royal city of Nin, the island of Vir, which has been the tourism champion for years in terms of the number of nights sold, as well as all the surrounding places. A rough calculation shows that the City of Zadar, i.e. Zadar County, hosts as many guests during the summer as there are locals. In recent times, the city of Zadar has become famous for the unique sea organ in the world and the complex that surrounds it called Salutation to the Sun, which are the favorite destination of tourist nomads in search of experiencing the most beautiful sunset in the world, according to the famous director Alfred Hitchcock. The city of Zadar is one of those destinations that you must visit. Of course, our Taxi Pio transfer service will make your experience more beautiful.
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At the beginning of the 9 century. Zadar’s power was equal to that of Venice. The best example of the development of the city of Zadar is the first University on Croatian soil, founded in 1396 by the Dominicans. Zadar will retain the role of the capital city and the cultural and economic driving force of the whole of Dalmatia until 1918. in 1920, when it became part of Italy with the Rapala Treaty.