Zadar Piazza dei Signori

Zadar was the first city in Croatia to have electric street lights

The first electric light bulb in Zadar shined on New Year´s Eve 1894

Carska fontana Kolovare Zadar Fontana imperiale

The Imperial Fountain

The Imperial fountain was built in 1546 and was used to supply Venetian ships and local population with fresh water. It is located on the sea promenade Kolovare in the city district of Arbanasi.

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The first Red Cross organization in Croatia

The Red Cross was founded in Zadar on the 22nd of October 1878, and it was the first organization of its kind in Croatia ...

Il Nazionale Narodni list

150 years of Narodni list

Narodni list is an independent Croatian weekly newspaper published in Zadar, founded in 1862, making it the oldest living newspaper in Croatia.


On the beginnings of the hotel industry in Zadar

An important role in the development of tourism in Zadar and the eastern coast of the Adriatic was played by Lloyd, an Austrian Shipping Company whose steamers started maintaining the Trieste - Zadar - Kotor line in 1838.

Prva komora na hrvatskom tlu Zadar

The first chamber of commerce in Croatia

The Central Commission for Trade was founded in Zadar on the 9th of July, 1806.