Croatia was an independent country. That appeared on the map of Europe quite recently in 1992. In the past of this territory, this state was under the control of French, Hungarians, Romans and also a part of Yugoslavia. From all era, it still remained the iconic objects and places. There are also historical centers of Trogir, Rovinj, and Dubrovnik that will allow you to gets acquainted with full of Croatia history. There are several buildings of Croatia thats are on the UNESCO world heritage list. there are thousands of islands and Croatia boasts thats are one of the most beautiful stretches coastlines on Europe. Here is an overview of the Top 10 Tourist Attraction To Visit in Croatia.
This national park was spread on 2,088 km² between two cities of Knin and Sibenik. The national park was assigned to Krka river valley 1987. There are also 7 large waterfalls that were formed on this channel. Flora is diverse here but there are a few fish species, but 10 out of 18 are endemic. Migration routes of birds are also pass through on this territory. There are also two monasteries and ethnographic museums, Serbian orthodox and Franciscan.
9. Euphrasian Basilica
This Euphrasian Basilica was built in the 6th century and it was one of the top tourist attractions in Porec, Which is a 2100-year-old town in Istria. This Basilica is a part of an extensive architectural complex in Porec. Basilica bears are the full name of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Marry and also has the status of a cathedral. Mosaic tape frames in front of Aspid. The front part of the wall was decorated with mother of pearl that sis inserts on a stone of slabs. The canopy of the altar was created in the 12th century from marble. This canopy was also supported by columns and decorated with mosaics.
One of the largest islands on the coast of southern Croatia. Tourists can stay on this island of Mljet because most parts of these are is in the eponymous national park. It occupies 99.01 km² on northwestern territories, thats including a part of the water area. For landscapes, lovers it was paradise on earth that is including a panoramic view of the coast, mountains and sea cliffs which is completely covered by the greenery thats is open from the different points of this islands and almost 91% of the area is in a forest. Among them, there are also two salt lakes, Malo Jezero and Veliko, that are not fully studied by the natural objects.
7. Diocletian’s Palace
Diocletian’s Palace was built in split at the turn of the 4th to 5th centuries. For this palace construction material that is used is bought from Egypt and Turkey. It was also one of the UNESCO world heritage sites, as the best-preserved palaces of the roman empire. The central building of the palace is a rectangular shape and it looks like a Roman legion camp. Under him, there were also temples in the honor of Cybele, Jupitar, and Wiener. The Mausoleum was well preserved. Nowadays there are several homes, restaurants, cafes, and shops that are still be found within the walls.
6. Pula Arena
One of the largest surviving Ancient Roman amphitheater in the world and also one of the best-preserved Roman monuments in the whole of Croatia. In the past, it was accommodated about more than 25 thousand people but now a days it was only 6 thousand. Until the 6th century, there is fight were fought on the walls of these magnificent structures amphitheater. Gradually there are bloody battles are supplanted fairs to other city events. There is an open-air museum that was also open in the underground halls of this amphitheater. The main exhibit of these is found by archaeological and telling the history of these places.
Korcula is the sixth-largest island in Croatia. This city is based on the island that is the same name is called most people “Venetian” located on the Adriatic coast. It was easily accessible by ferry to depart from the different ports of Croatia. In summer all of this resort will be filled with tourists and in winter all of these resorts become empty. The decoration of here was in the form of patrimonial emblems, balconies and passages are characteristic of houses. The city walls are from since the 13th century but acquired the present form after several rebuilding and restorations.
Rovinj is the most romantic town in the Mediterranean. Most of the houses in this old town were built in the style of the Mediterranean, which is more than 100 years ago. Another important difference in the town is the bright colors of the external walls. In 1964 these quarters were officially named as a cultural monument and the sight of here are literally around every corner of the town. There are three gates that are survived in the city is St. Benedict gates, Mutual Gates and the gates of Portico. These are part of the fortress wall that is once surrounded by the whole city.
This fortress was built in the 16th century on the top of the hill. It was rebuilt several times on different rulers. it was especially significant in terms of changes in appearances during the period of Austrian rulers. There are also an observation post and barracks appeared in the fortress. In the halls there were also a collection of amphorae, it was as well as artifacts dated from the earlier eras and middles ages. The walls of this fortress offered a scenic view of Hvar and Pakleni islands.
2. Plitvice Lakes
Plitvice Lakes is one of the most beautiful natural destinations in Europe. The conservation of lakes area is located in the central part of the country. The lake is complex with 16 interlinked lakes and a huge complex of the forest. In 1979 these lakes were also included in the UNESCO world heritage list. The water of these lakes was so clear so therefore you can see the several types of fish swimming here from the bottom. Swimming is prohibited here, as well as upsetting the natural balance of a natural tourist attraction by any other means. Periodically there are new waterfalls appear in this valley. Todays there are more than 145 waterfalls of them.
Dubrovnik was also known as “Pearl of the Adriatic”. This walled city was a shape of sandwiched it will consist of sea and hills. This city was founded in the 7th century and there are still some towers, churches, and arches that have survived till todays which is built around this period. These city fortress walls stretch for 2.5 Km The width of this wall is 6 meters and the height will reach around 25 meters. They seemed to grow out from the rocks, this will turn the city into a sea fort with full-fledged defensive fortifications. The city walls are acquired its present appearance in the 16th century. Dubrovnik is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Croatia.