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BARKAJOLI - Rowers of Zadar

What gondoliers mean to Venice, barkajoli mean to Zadar! For over 800 years they have been connecting the two ends of Zadar´s harbour with their small rowboats in any weather conditions ...

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Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

On the occasion of his visit to Zadar, in May 1964, while observing the luxurious game played by the sun the Maestro said: »Zadar has the most beautiful sunset in the world, more beautiful than the one in Key West, in Florida, applauded at every evening.«

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SIEGE OF ZADAR (1202)

The Siege of Zadar (November 11-November 23, 1202) was the first major action of the Fourth Crusade. It was the first attack against a Catholic city by Catholic crusaders.

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Biskup Donat freska iz katedrale sv stosije Zadar

DONATUS - THE BISHOP SAINT

St Donatus (sveti Donat), the famous Bishop of Zadar, was mentioned by the distinguished Jesuit Daniele Farlati in his monumental work Illyricum sacrum, published in Venice in 1775.

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Sphinx Zadar Croatia Mario Padelin Family Archive

ZADAR SPHINX GRANTS LOVE WISHES

Zadar will always manage to surprise and delight you with its monuments, history and stories of the somewhat forgotten parts of its past, from the second you arrived until almost the very moment you are leaving. One of these stories is the story of Zadar Sphinx.

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Zadar 1202

GEOFFROY DE VILLEHARDOUIN

Geoffroy de Villehardouin (1160-1213), a prominent French nobleman, contributed one of the major eyewitness accounts of the Fourth Crusade and the events leading to the sack of Constantinople in 1204.

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José Carreras

José Carreras held a concert in Zadar on July 21st, 2009, thrilling 3.500 people.

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Spiridon Brusina

Spiridon Brusina

Spiridon Brusina (Zadar, 1845 – Zagreb, 1908) was a great Croatian zoologist faunist, organizer of scientific work, and palaeontologist malacologist.

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