travel42 Port Guide: Zadar

Zadar travel42 Port of Call Guide

Zadar, Croatia, is the ancient capital of Dalmatia and the oldest town on the Adriatic. Located 70 mi/115 km northwest of Split, it has a very historic core that juts out like a thumb into the Adriatic. The town was under Italian rule for centuries and still retains some of this influence with many of the Italian-speaking old-timers in the town market.

To see examples of architecture from the city's earlier era, visit the ruins of a Roman forum (second century BC) and the 16th-century Sea Gat...

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