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Attractions in Croatia

Dubrovnik from Mount SrdDubrovnik

Dubrovnik is Croatia's crown jewel, a truly special destination at the very southern tip of the country. It's suffered in the past during the fight for Croatian independence, but has been well restored.
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Krka National ParkKrka National Park

Krka National Park is one of Croatia's most famous attractions and justifiably so. The park is located just off the coastal highway in a seemingly desolate area, but after entering the park you are taken by bus down the windy road into the valley, offering tantalising glimpses of the lakes below.
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Paklenica National ParkPaklenica National Park

Just up the coast from Zadar is the Paklenica National Park. This consists of two deep gorges cut into the surounding limestone with towering cliffs that are great for climbers.
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Plitvice Lakes National ParkPlitvice Lakes National Park

Croatia's most popular National Park, the Plitvice Lakes are located deep inland, in the highlands that separate Croatia from Bosnia-Hercegovina. The series of 16 turquoise lakes are linked by waterfalls and cascades
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PorecPorec

The Venetian town of Porec lies on a narrow peninsular in the Istrian region. The old town has the waterfront to both sides and small islands off the coast
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Primosten, DalmatiaPrimosten

Primosten is one of the most typical small towns in the Dalmatian region and one of the most attractive. The town is set on a steep peninsular almost cut off from the mainland.
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Roman Amphitheatre, PulaPula

Pula is the largest town in Istria, a green region of Croatia with rolling hills stretching down to the rocky coast. Pula is a working city, but at its heart is a series of narrow pedestrianised streets surrounding the ruined Venetian fortress.
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RovinjRovinj

Rovinj is a fishing port on the Istrian coast. The town is set on a rocky headland surrounded by clear turquiose water. The old town has a cluster of narrow streets winding their way up to the massive Cathedral of St Euphemia which dominates the town.
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Gregory of Nin Statue, SplitSplit

Split is Croatia's second city, a busy urban and industrial sprawl on the Dalmatian Coast. The compact historical centre is fantastic though and a major stopping point on Adriatic cruises.
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Trakoscan CastleTrakoscan Castle

Located in the far north of Croatia, Trakoscan Castle is set in one of Croatia's greatest country estates. Rebuilt and restored in the mid 19th Century in neo-gothic style, the castle is built on a high outcrop of rock and overlooks the surrounding valley.
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Trogir CathedralTrogir

Most of the towns along this stretch of Dalmatian coast follow the same pattern - a fortified town on a hill peninsular with harbour below. Trogir is a little different.
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Sea Views, Trsteno ArboretumTrsteno Arboretum, Dubrovnik

Located just up the coast from Dubrovnik, the Trsteno Arboretum is the oldest in the world. The collection of rare tree species was brought to the area by various sea captains after their travels. The pride of the collection are the two Oriental Plane trees, over 500 years old.
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Cathedral, ZadarZadar

Zadar is the main city of Northern Dalmatia, an area of jagged coastlines and lush islands with a mountainous backdrop.
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