Boasting of long coastlines on the Adriatic Sea is a beautiful country in Eastern Europe that is home to a plethora of islands and beauty. Croatia is first rising as a must visit destination in the world and according to numbers put out by the Croatian National Tourist Board, the country’s tourism industry is booming and every other year sees the number of tourists visiting rising drastically. But just what makes this country so popular with so many people around the world.
Split. This is a town famous for its beaches, Ovčice and amazing architectural history. The town is located on Croatia’s Dalmatian coast and is where the great Diocletian’s Palace is also located. There is also an archeological museum in this town where artifacts dating back as far as the 4th century have been preserved and that’s not all, there is also a gallery where some of the greatest works by distinguished Croatian artists is kept and is on display to art lovers. The People’s Square is also a favorite among tourists as it offers an amazing meeting place and unforgettable one of a kind seafront promenade.
Zagreb is the capital of Croatia and is also the home of the Mimara Museum that holds the artworks of many European masters, the Croatian Museum of Naïve Art, housed in an old mansion; and the quirky Museum of Broken Relationships. Zagreb also has some of the most amazing architecture that ranges from the colorfully tiled roof of the 13th-century St. Mark’s Church to the Zagreb cathedral. There are also a lot parks to choose from and the city is lined with cafes that are outdoors so that you can enjoy the ever fresh air in the capital. Mt. Medvednica also caters to the more outgoing tourist and offers snowboarding and skiing facilities during the winter.
Croatia’s pride, Plitvice Lakes National Park , is one of the most famous sites in Croatia. It offers some of the most amazing scenery in the world and is known for a chain of 16 terraced lakes that are all joined by waterfalls. The Veliki Slap, a 78m-high waterfall, is also one of the main drawing factors to this beautiful national park.
Dubrovnik is a city famous for its old town that is surrounded by gigantic stone walls completed in the 16th century. Baroque St. Blaise Church is one of the beautiful buildings in the city alongside the Gothic Rector’s Palace which is now a history museum and the Renaissance Sponza Palace. The beachside late night bars also make this town a favorite and the annual Dubrovnik Summer Festival is also something to look forward to.
Sibenik is one of the most sought after and beautiful towns in Croatia. It is fast becoming the most popular must visit towns due to its city-like amenities and features at an imagineable low price like the real estate in Sibenik. Sibenik’s crown jewel is the St. James cathedral by the world renowned architect Juraj Dalmatinac that is a must visit .Sibenik also boasts of a beach within walking distance from the city centre, the Banj Beach.The experiences offered at this beautiful city are unparalleled