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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Monument / Landmark
“This is a superb spot to peacefully watch the sun go down to the mesmerising tones of Zadar's most popular attraction.”
  • 122 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Symbol of Zadar from 9th century till today. Survived in one piece all wars that almost completely destroyed the city, from Fourth Crusade in 1202, trough WW2 bombardings in 1943-44 and hopefully last during Croatian War of Independence”
  • 106 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Best shopping mall in North Dalmatia! It has a lot of stores and franchises, even Croatian franchise Mlinar where you can buy Croatian food. There are also top fashion brands, McDonald's etc. You can also buy bubble tea here!”
  • 56 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“One of my favorite restaurants in Zadar city centre with delicious local food.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Museum
“In the splendid 19th-century Cosmacendi Palace near Zadar's waterfront, the excellent Museum of Ancient Glass is home to one of Europe's largest collections of antique glass artifacts. Among its many highlights are numerous rare Roman jars, goblets, and vials found during decades of archaeological digs in the Dalmatia region of Croatia. ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Perfect oasis for relaxing in the shade during day, and partying during night. In the oldest city Park, on top of the 16th century fort”
  • 66 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“You've seen dozens of wonderful sunsets in movies but too beautiful to be true. Well in Zadar, beautiful romantic sunsets, are real! Alfred Hitchcock also said that Zadar sunsets were the most beautiful in the world and he was right. The sky takes an orange-pink colour, the sun is huge and it dips gently into the sea and offers an unforgettable and amazing show.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Modern European Restaurant
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“Great staff, amazing ambient and superb food and drinks, often enriched by live music. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Museum
“is in the center of Zadar and its a city with a long history dating back before Roman times. Don't forget to see gold and silver of Zadar. Just ask right there for it. Great story.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“It is cca 15 minutes away from our property by walk. It is one of the well known restaurants in Zadar. The portions are big and food is delicious. Especially good for grill enthusiasts! It is good to book the table in advance because it is usually fully booked in the lunch/dinner time. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“A small but efficient mall that features anything from fresh fish & and a daily farmer's market to ATMs and a cinema”
  • 30 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Great Romanesque cathedral with lavish interiors and beautiful panoramic view on Zadar and islands from the bell tower.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Lounge
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“A bit pricy Lounge/Bar but you get what you pay. Mostly visited by the tourists!”
  • 42 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent food with great prices. Their menu has a big variety of food so you can choose quickly. It;s nice place to go out for lunch or dinner with your family as well with your friends. If you are in Zadar this is a restaurant for you. Enjoy!!! ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Main bus station, from there you can go to the airport or arrive from the airport, platform 8”
  • 13 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“One of the most popular night clubs in Zadar. It has an open terrace so the cigarette smoke is not the problem here.”
  • 26 locals recommend