Pristine Nature and Wealthy Heritage – Zadar Walking Tour
Explore the city of pristine nature and wealthy heritage. Enjoy captivating scenery and bond with nature while experiencing Zadar’s Sea Organ’s unique sounds on the seafront promenade. This unique architectural sound art object plays sounds according to waves’ movement which creates a calming atmosphere that has to be experienced. As you learn about Zadar’s history and hear intriguing stories about its past, witness a multi-layered glass monument dedicated to the Sun. Find out what connection it has with Zadar’s Sea Organ. Explore the largest church in Dalmatia, a beautiful gem with impressive architectural feats. As you stroll Zadar, discover Saint Donatus church, Croatia’s largest and most monumental structure of pre-Romanesque architecture. See the staggering Roman Forum built from the 1st to 3rd century BC and step back into times of the Roman Empire. Wander the central area and learn why People’s Square has been Zadar’s focal point since the medieval ages. End your journey near Land’s Gate, one of the finest monuments of the Renaissance.
- You will be guided by a local charismatic guide
- You will hear the stories and legends of the city
- You will visit charming places
- Professional local tour guide
- Admission fee to Saint Donatus church: 2.66 EUR
Route & Duration
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
For an out-of-this-world experience, listen to the Sea Organ play music generated by the winds and waves crashing against this giant experimental musical instrument. Sit down and enjoy the enchanting view of the sea while it sings its tune thanks to this architectural marvel of construction.
Greeting to the Sun
This unassuming spot of solar glass plates reveals a wondrous interactive light show that lights the beach as the sun sets on the southern quay of Zadar. The cells within these panels coordinate with the sounds emanating from the Sea Organ, enhancing the night for visitors there.
Cathedral of St. Anastasia
A richly designed construction sits as one of the largest cathedrals on the Adriatic coast. Those who climb up the bell tower will be rewarded with a vast view of the city and the sea.
Saint Donatus church
The church has seen a wide variety of uses in its lifetime, ranging from a warehouse, occupations for the French, and an archaeological museum. Today, it holds an annual International Feasts and Carnival based on the medieval Renaissance of long ago.
This public space is a popular place for visitors to relax and sightsee the many photogenic backgrounds from Roman ruins, churches, and the sea. Many different landmarks branch out from this square, making it a good place for visitors to start their trip in Zadar.
Listed as the center of Zadar's public life in the past five hundred years, The People's Sqare contains a large variety of cafes, bars, buildings from the Renaissance, and more for visitors to stop and chill.
Considered the finest monuments of the Renaissance, this triumphal arch was once the main entrance to Zadar. The Land Arch is decorated with the images of the patron saint, Chrysogonus, making it a photogenic spot to take a snap during your trip to Zadar.
Near the Monument Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
(Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV, 23000, Zadar, Croatia) See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.