Top 10 Attractions
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Irro Charter welcomes you to Zadar, a coastal resort city, located in the south-west part of Croatia on the Adriatic Sea. Zadar is a port city and a University City. The city has very efficient Ferry connecting services to all surrounding areas, and it is considered a very important connecting hub. Zadar was founded as a fortress on a peninsula since 200 BC By the Western Roman Empire, and then was taken by the Byzantine Empire till the 9th century. Venice took over around the 10th century, and then the Ottomans conquered in the 16the Century. The Venetians re-took it again till the 18th century when Austrian empire conquered the city till the First World War. Zadar went to Italy after WWI until the end of WWII when it was returned to the Croatian republic as part of united Yugoslavia. In 1993 Zadar was officially part of the new independent republic of Croatia.
This rich history makes Zadar an intriguing city with many historic monuments, churches, palaces, and fortress walls. The entire rich heritage from all that amazing history makes Zadar a wonderful touristic destination, for exploring historic ruins to enjoying the strategic location on the sea with great beaches outside around the city to make for great summer holidays.
Irro Charter bus company has been prospering in the charter bus business for over four decades. By taking advantage of our bus depot location, you can select from a variety of bus rental sizes and services. Our airport shuttle buses can pick you up from ZAD airport to travel restfully to your hotel in the city. You can also hire tour bus with driver to visit all landmarks here with safely, and on time. We can offer a coach with driver for many days travel exploring other cities, or crossing into surrounding countries by rental bus and chartered bus. For any plan, Irro Charter is the trustworthy means of transport needed when exploring Zadar and its attractive nearby areas. You can simply send us request to Irro Charter touring bus department by email to find more details about our charter bus services.
Irro Charter can propose top 10 sites to be part of your itinerary for Zadar as follows:
The Greeting to the Sun with people
Sun SalutationThis is a 22m-in-width ring set into a pavement on the waterfront, which consist of 300 multilayered PV glass plates that accumulates the Sun’s solar power to make electricity night time. From sunset to sunrise it produces a light show, and the system is so powerful it manages to harness enough electricity to power the entire Zadar water-front public lighting system. This wonderful creation was designed by the local architect Nikola Bašić.
Sea OrganZadar’s unique Sea Organ is a world wonder only found here, therefore it is a must to see and hear this amazing system in action. Located on the promenade on the water front, it is built inside the pierced stone stairs that incline into the sea water as a structure of tubes and toots that displays reflective sigh sounds when the sea waves push air through them. This unusual site is especially great during the sunset time when you see the sun going down accompanied by the amazing sounds of the sea from the system will make memorable moments for life. This system was also designed by the local genius Nikola Bašić.
Museum of Illusions ZadarThe museum of Illusions Zadar is located in the heart of the old town of Zadar, inside a heritage building. The museum exhibits parts of the optical illusions sphere with an amusing approach. You can find a twister channel, holograms, and a room for mirrors, an infinity room and many more entertaining exhibits.
Archeological Museum ZadarThe archaeological museum in Zadar displays its collections in a modern and interesting system. It is organized chronologically and contains three floors; the lower floor is for the time after the arrival of the Croats and the Christianization. The middle floor is about the era when Dalmatia was a Roman colony. The top floor is for the Stone Age and Metal Age cultures of Dalmatia.
Museum of ancient GlassThe presentation at the Museum of Antique Glass in Zadar comprises numerous different glass objects dating back to the 2nd century BC. You will find a permanent exposition in this museum for the normal use of glass in households, the manufacturing of glass cosmetics, remedial instruments, and the making of glass jewelry. There are daily demos of actual glass-blowing, bead creation and mini-flask fabrication, regularly between 10am and 2pm.
View from Krka National Park with waterfall and blue sky
St Anastasia's CathedralZadar's cathedral of St Anastasia dates back to the 12th century is rich and impressive cathedral in the old town of Zadar. The altar has a marble sarcophagus holding the relics of St Anastasia, while the choir comprises extravagantly engraved stalls.
Bell TowerThis tower is adjacent to and belongs to St Anastasia's Cathedral. Once you climb the 180 steps all the way up to the observation deck you will be greeted with great panoramic views of the city and its surroundings.
Roman ForumThe ancient Roman Forum is a square in Zadar's old town, and indicates where the temple once formed the center of the old city. It was built around the 1st century BC and the 3rd century AD. Today music shows and sometimes carnivals happen here during summer months.
St Donatus' ChurchSt. Donatus Church has an unfamiliar spherical Byzantine-style design, which was commissioned by Bishop Donatus at the start of the 9th century. It is a rare building that went through so many conflicts over the centuries, and still stands proud. For more than 200 years now, this church has not seen any church service, but because of the brilliant acoustics of the modest interior, there has been many music events taking place there.
Franciscan Monastery This is the hidden treasure of Zadar that was constructed in 1280 AD. It is located at the edge of the old town, with the outside looking very humble, but once you go inside the rooms it has a lot to offer inside like; a large 12th-century decorated timber crucifix, a 15th-century polyptych, and a 16th-century portrait of Christ.
We genuinely hope our tips for your Zadar’s trip can make your plans very exciting. Zadar is a wonderful location to spend few days holiday, featuring a variety of fascinations that will satisfy most tastes.
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