Discover the largest cities to
visit in Croatia
Over the past few years, more and more people
have been discovering what a wonderful vacation destination Croatia can be. From the coast to the mountains to the
ancient cities, there is something appealing for everyone. Some of the most popular vacation areas in the country
are the largest cities of Croatia - Rijeka, Zagreb (the capital), Dubrovnik, and Split.
The city of Rijeka is one of the main seaports in
Croatia and it located on Kvarner Bay. It is the third largest city in Croatia. It was built well over a thousand
years ago, and has a rich, deep history. Any visitor to the city will find himself or herself overwhelmed with
things to do. Visit the Croatian National Theater, the Natural History Museum, or take a walk to the beach. You can
also book adventure tours or visit one of the nearby nature parks.
|Zagreb's skyline photos usually include the Cathedral of
of the Blessed Virgin Mary. (Image by Pixabay.com)
Situated inland, Zagreb
is the capital city of Croatia, as well as the largest city. It is filled with
wonderful restaurants and hotels, as well as a number of great sights, such as the Cathedral of the
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Zagreb City Museum, and the Ethnological Museum. You will also
find a number of shops in the city as well so that you can get some unique souvenirs to take home with
Located in Dalmatia, on Croatia's coastline, Split is the second largest city in Croatia, and it
is one of the most popular among vacationers. This is a very old city, located on the eastern shore of the
Adriatic. It was actually founded as a Greek Colony. Perhaps the most famous tourist spot in this city is the
Palace of Diocletian, which as constructed more than 1700 years ago. The Archeological Museum, the Marjan Forest
Park, and the Mestrovic Gallery are also great spots to visit.
|Surrounded by its medieval walls, Dubrovnik city is one of
the most recognizable Croatia's tourism brands. (Image by Dalibor D.)
The famous walled city of
Dubrovnik is the southernmost city in Croatia. The walls around the
city date back to the 13th century, and a walk through the Old Town section of the city can actually make one feel as
though he or she has stepped back in time. Besides touring the City Walls and looking at the watchtowers, one can
visit Rector’s Palace or even spend the day relaxing at the beach.
The cities mentioned above are only a few of the
great places in Croatia. You can find a number of different villages, towns, and even campground in the country so
that you can find the perfect vacation.