Croatia – famous sights and historic buildings

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Pula Arena

The largest and best preserved monument of ancient architecture in Croatia, built in the 1st century. It is the sixth largest Roman amphitheater in the world, and the only one to have all three Roman architectural rows fully preserved.

Markov trg

In the center of the square is the parish church of St. Mark, built in the middle of the 13th century. It is recognizable by the specific roof with the coat of arms of the Triune Kingdom of Croatia, Slavonia and Dalmatia on the left side, and the coat of arms of the city of Zagreb on the right side. 

Saint Donat’s church

A symbol of the city of Zadar and the most famous monumental building in Croatia from the Middle Ages. The church dates from the 9th century and was built in the pre-Romanesque style. Due to its excellent acoustic characteristics, the church has hosted an international music festival for the last half century.

Diocletian’s Palace

It was built around the year 300 by the Roman emperor Diocletian who resided in it after stepping down from the throne. Today, the palace is under UNESCO protection and is regularly visited by tourists from all over the world, and some of the scenes from the popular series Game of Thrones were filmed in it.

Concathedral of St. Peter and Paul

Osijek Concathedral of St. Peter and Paul is the second cathedral church of the Đakovo-Osijek Archdiocese. It was built in the neo-Gothic style in 1900. It is the tallest building in Croatia, east of Zagreb.