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Why You Have to Visit Sibenik, Croatia

Why You Have to Visit Sibenik, Croatia, Sibenik, Croatia (B)

At the mouth of the Krka River in central Dalmatia lies the old city of Šibenik, the only coastal city in Croatia that was built by Croats.

Generally speaking, Šibenik doesn’t exactly occupy a prominent spot on the map of popular tourist destinations in Croatia. In this post, I’m going to tell you why it should. Hopefully, I can even spark your interest in visiting this great Croatian city.

Unassuming at first sight, Šibenik is sure to surprise any visitor to the city. I have to admit that, before we paid a visit to the city on our Mediterranean road trip, I didn’t know anything about it. To make sure that doesn’t happen to you guys and that you arrive with some ideas about what to expect, I want to offer some useful info in this post.

In the city’s golden age (see the bottom of this post for more about the history of Šibenik), the city’s main architectural landmark was built, the imposing Cathedral of St. James. Constructed between 1431 and 1536, this huge cathedral is a testimony to the building skills of Šibenik’s architects, a monumental structure that is of such cultural and historical significance that it has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Why You Have to Visit Sibenik, Croatia
Guide Location: Croatia » Sibenik
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Bram Reusen
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.travel-experience-live.com/why-you-have-to-visit-sibenik-croatia/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Cathedral of St. James
  • Town Hall
  • St. Michael’s Fortress