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[PHOTOS] Take a Tour Inside Croatia’s First Botel

Croatia’s first ever boat hotel, or botel, opened in the port city of Rijeka just over three and a half years ago. The moored boat ‘Marina’ was moved to the Rijeka port from the island of Lošinj, where it served as an entertainment venue for over five years, and opened ...

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Croatia’s Oldest Woman Dies at Age 108

Croatia’s oldest woman, who celebrated her 108th birthday this month, has died. Great-great-grandmother Katarina Pucić had celebrated her birthday for the 108th time with family and friends at her home in the village of Žagrići in Istria earlier this month. Nona Kata, as she was affectionately known, was born on ...

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Croatia 50/50: Unique Underwater Exhibition Opens

A unique exhibition where visitors must go diving to see the exhibits has opened this week in the capital Zagreb. The underwater exhibition by Marjan Radović is going on at the brand new Svetice swimming pool complex in Zagreb. Through his photos, Radović wants to draw attention to the beauty ...

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The 10 Tallest Buildings in Croatia

Croatia is not renowned for its skyscrapers or monstrously high buildings. Most of the country’s tallest buildings are found in the capital, in fact, 8 out of the top 10 tallest are in Zagreb. Here are the 10 tallest buildings in Croatia: 10. Panorama Hotel Zagreb Panorama Hotel Zagreb is ...

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Talented Croatian Hobby Artist’s Stunning Portraits

31-year-old Croatian hobby artist Aleksandra Janeković Šribar has been making an impression with her eye-catching portraits. Aleksandra’s portraits, done using pencil and sometimes dry crayon, have captured the attention of a number of art publications, including Made in Shoreditch, The Awesome Daily, Artists Inspire Artists and Look4ward. Whilst having never ...

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Zagreb’s Famous Funicular 124 Years Old Today

On this day, 23 April, 124 years ago, the funicular in the Croatian capital was first put into operation. Today the funicular, situated in Tomić Street, connecting Ilica Street (Donji Grad) with Strossmayerovo šetalište (Strossmayer promenade) to the north (Gornji Grad), is one of the cities recognisable attractions. Its 66-metre ...

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The Museum of Olive Oil on Brač Island

There are plenty of interesting things to do and see on the island of Brač, which is full of history and stunning nature. One of those things is to visit the unique Museum of Oil in the small town of Škrip, which has a history dating back over 3,000 years. ...

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