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UNESCO heritage in Croatia - holiday activities

Croatia is a marvelous country to visit, rich in culture and history. Here you can admire a total of ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites, starting with the old town in Dubrovnik and ending up with the Euphrasian Basilica in Porec.

The National Park Plitvice Lakes

The National Park Plitvice Lakes is the oldest and most visited park in Croatia. It is part of the UNESCO Heritage List, and it is home to 16 turquoise lakes.

Diocletian's Palace in Split

Diocletian's Palace in Split is one of the best-preserved monuments of Roman architecture on the globe. 

Dubrovnik's old town

Dubrovnik's old town is known under the name `The Pearl of The Adriatic, and it features an impressive fortification of 2km length. 

St. James Cathedral in Sibenik

St. James Cathedral in Sibenik was constructed in the 16th century, and it is one of the most important Renaissance monuments in Croatia.

Stari Grad Plain on the Island of Hvar

Stari Grad Plain on the Island of Hvar is a UNESCO protected site, as it kept its original form over the centuries. It was constructed by Greeks, which is why you can admire an authentic agricultural approach.

The Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in Porec

The Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in Porec boasts of wonders due to the basilica, sacristy, baptistery and bell tower included. These are the rarest and last representations of Byzantine architecture in Croatia.

The Medieval Tombstones Graveyards

The Medieval Tombstones Graveyards can be found all over Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, and Croatia. These are UNESCO heritage sites that date back to the 12th century. 

The Historic City of Trogir

The Historic City of Trogir is at 30 kilometers distance from Split, and it represents another Roman architecture winder you must see. The Kamerlengo Fortress was constructed in the 15th century under Venetian rulers, which is why it stands out as a unique architectural representation in Croatia. 

The Defensive system of Zadar and St Nicholas Fortress in Sibenik

The Defensive system of Zadar and St Nicholas Fortress in Sibenik are two UNESCO sites part of a six defensive walls group constructed by the Republic of Venice between the 15th and 17th centuries on the Adriatic coast. 

The Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians

The Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians is the largest UNESCO World Heritage site in Europe because it extends across 12 countries, including Croatia. It includes the Croatia part of the Carpathians: the National Park Paklenica and the National Park Northern Velebit.