• Croatia
  • Split – Home to Diocletian’s Palace

    As the UNESCO comments: The ruins of Diocletian’s Palace, built between the late 3rd and the early 4th centuries A.D., can be found throughout the city. The cathedral was built in the Middle Ages, reusing materials from the ancient mausoleum. Twelfth- and 13th-century Romanesque churches, medieval fortifications, 15th-century Gothic palaces and other palaces in Renaissance […]

    Split – Home to Diocletian’s Palace was last modified: October 2nd, 2017 by Dong
  • Croatia
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park – A chain of 16 terraced lakes

    As the UNESCO comments: The waters flowing over the limestone and chalk have, over thousands of years, deposited travertine barriers, creating natural dams which in turn have created a series of beautiful lakes, caves and waterfalls. These geological processes continue today. The forests in the park are home to bears, wolves and many rare bird […]

    Plitvice Lakes National Park – A chain of 16 terraced lakes was last modified: September 28th, 2017 by Dong
  • Croatia
  • Trogir – Gold, Blue, Green, Purple. What’s Your Color?

    As the UNESCO comments: Trogir is a remarkable example of urban continuity. The orthogonal street plan of this island settlement dates back to the Hellenistic period and it was embellished by successive rulers with many fine public and domestic buildings and fortifications. Its beautiful Romanesque churches are complemented by the outstanding Renaissance and Baroque buildings […]

    Trogir – Gold, Blue, Green, Purple. What’s Your Color? was last modified: September 25th, 2017 by Dong
  • Croatia
  • Šibenik and Zadar – Venetian Works of Defence between the 16th and 17th Centuries

    As the UNESCO comments: This property consists of 6 components of defence works in Italy, Croatia and Montenegro, spanning more than 1,000 km between the Lombard region of Italy and the eastern Adriatic Coast. The fortifications throughout the Stato da Terra protected the Republic of Venice from other European powers to the northwest and those of […]

    Šibenik and Zadar – Venetian Works of Defence between the 16th and 17th Centuries was last modified: September 4th, 2017 by Dong
  • Croatia
  • St. James Cathedral in Šibenik – Witness to the exchanges in monumental arts

    As the UNESCO comments: The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik (1431-1535), on the Dalmatian coast, bears witness to the considerable exchanges in the field of monumental arts between Northern Italy, Dalmatia and Tuscany in the 15th and 16th centuries. The three architects who succeeded one another in the construction of the Cathedral – Francesco […]

    St. James Cathedral in Šibenik – Witness to the exchanges in monumental arts was last modified: September 1st, 2017 by Dong