Šibenik is a historic town in central Dalmatia, Croatia.
It is the oldest native Croatian town on the Adriatic coast, and he was unlike other major cities on the coast founded by Croatians when they came to this area in the 8th century.
In the beginning, was created as ancient Croatian city - fort near the fortress of St.
Michael, which still dominates the old town.
It is located in a protected natural harbor, where the Krka river flows into the Adriatic sea.
Today Šibenik with 48 000 inhabitants is the capital and cultural, administrative and tourist center of the Sibenik-Knin county.
Šibenik, thanks to its long and rich history abounds with cultural and historical monuments, which attract many tourists and visitors.
The biggest attraction is certainly the cathedral of St.
James, built over a hundred years and was completed in the mid-16th century.
Because of its uniqueness and the fact that it is built entirely of stone was placed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.
The panorama is dominated by four fortresses of Šibenik (St.
Nicholas, and Šubicevac), each of which offers a spectacular view of the city, the sea, and nearby islands
The fortifications now serve as tourist attractions that can be visited, and each one has a unique offer for tourists
After a long tour of the city and its old stone streets, you can relax in the newly opened city beach Banj that offers a unique view of the old town and offering numerous facilities ideal for children and lovers of various sports activities
To nature lovers, we recommend a visit to the national parks Krka and Kornati to which there are daily organized tours from the city port
If you decide to visit this ancient Croatian city, we recommend accommodation in private apartments in the old stone houses in the old town center, to help you experience the real atmosphere
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