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Brits Number One In Record Tourist Year For Dubrovnik


One of Croatia’s most popular destination, Dubrovnik on Croatia’s southern Adriatic coast, has recorded a record 2012 tourist season, reported its Tourist Board on Thursday. There were 697,600 visitors to the picturesque stone-walled city in 2012, 10% more than in 2011. 649,700 of those were foreign tourists, with the largest ...

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Serb Fan Wants Tomic Not Djokovic Signature After Shock Win


Tennis is obviously a different beast than football. The likelihood of a Serbian football fan draping a flag in front of Luka Modric or Joe Simunic looking for them to sign it after their team had just been beaten at Maksimir stadium on 22 March is probably non-existent. But that was the case in the ...

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Late Christmas Present For Dubrovnik’s Citizens


The Dubrovnik City Council has given its citizens a late Christmas present. From 1 January 2013, Dubrovnik citizens flying to the Croatian capital Zagreb will have the cost of their air ticket subsidised by the council. Dubrovnik city council will pay 125 kuna (16.50 euro) for one-way tickets from Dubrovnik to ...

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Asian Invasion: 45% More Chinese Visit Zagreb


Croatia’s beautiful Adriatic coast was not the only place to experience a boomer tourist season in 2012. There were 675,707 tourists visiting Zagreb in the first 10 months of 2012, up 5.7% on the previous year as Croatia’s capital gains in popularity among tourists. Tourists from most overseas nations grew in 2012 ...

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Man Charged With Twin Brother’s Murder


Police in the Croatian capital Zagreb have charged a 31-year-old man for the murder of his twin brother after a New Years Eve party turned bloody, writes portal 24sata. Police say that the man died from a single stab wound to the heart at 4:30am on New Years’ Day. At ...

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World’s Biggest Opera Star In Croatia


One of the world’s biggest opera stars is coming to Croatia to perform. Mezzo soprano Elīna Garanca, who grew up in Latvia, will hold a concert at the Vatroslav Lisinki Hall in Zagreb on 21 January as part of her European tour. Elīna Garanca (36), who studied in Vienna and the United States, ...

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