Collected by Lindsay Brugger
Ul. Ćirila Ivekovića 4, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
Croatia’s cool seaside city of Zadar is known for its showstopping sunsets. Architect Nikola Bašić has created two spectacles that harness the local natural beauty. The Sea Organ is a musical instrument fashioned from pipes and holes...
Ul. kralja Dmitra Zvonimira 2, 23420, Zadar, Croatia
For a seafood experience featuring fresh-caught Adriatic fish, book a table at this lovely restaurant in the small harbor of Foša Zadar, right by Zadar’s ancient city walls. The interior incorporates original details, like exposed...
Trg pet bunara 1, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
On the edge of Zadar’s historic quarter, steps from Pet Bunara Square, this Slow Food–inspired restaurant invites you to linger and enjoy your meal. Sit inside the exposed-stone dining room or out on a terrace fringed with olive trees....
Narodni trg 5, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
Zadar's People's Square (Narodni trg) is a large piazza that has been the heart of the city's public life since the Renaissance. The 16th-century City Guard building with its 19th-century clock tower is a great starting place if you want to...
Zeleni trg, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
Some ruins are located far from contemporary cities; Zadar's Roman Forum, by contrast, is right in the heart of town. Constructed by Augustus, it was the site of a temple that was built for the Roman gods Jupiter, Juno and Minerva. The forum was...
Ul. pod bedemom 3A, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
In the old town, near the waterfront, you'll find Zadar's green, meat and fish markets. They face each other and are open in the mornings from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fishermen supply fresh catches every day, and you'll also find herbs, fruits, olive oil...
Ul. Jurja Barakovića 5, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
Zadar's antiques market is located in the old town, on Jurja Barakovića Street, and open daily from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and then again from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Military memorabilia from the days of Yugoslavia and earlier is popular, but that's just a...
Ul. don Ive Prodana 3, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
Fashionistas love this little shop located at Don Ive Prodana 3, half a block from the People's Square. Clothes by some of Croatia's leading young designers are carried here (they are not cheap), along with sandals, ballet shoes, bags, jewelry and...