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City walls

The remains of city walls have been preserved from the times of Roman Empire, Middle Ages, while most of it dates from 16th century. Next to the ramparts there is a medieval Captain’s Tower, while the most picturesque part lies on south next to the harbor in Foša. There is the Land Gate from 1543 and the Sea Gate from 1573 that is slightly closer to the port and the Church of St. Grisogono. Throughout the history, the walls were broken in order to form gates, then built again and destroyed completely. Today, there are eight such gates and they represent a link between the historic center and other parts of the city. The city walls line is broken by Ponton, central bastion and the fortress Forte, which stand out from the rest of the whole.

Category: Other attractions, Old town,

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Address:
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV (old town), Zadar 23000

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GPS coordinates:
44.112026, 015.228243 (44°06’43.3″N,015°13’41.7″E)

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Size (small/medium/big):
Medium

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Working hours:
0-24h

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Price:
Free entrance

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Required time for sightseeing:
10 min

Tips:

City Walls are numerous around the old part of the town, on the side of the port and near the Land gate, but not as in Dubrovnik so that you can have fun while strolling on them.

GPS coordinates: 44.112026, 015.228243 (44°06’43.3″N,015°13’41.7″E)

Address: Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV (old town), Zadar 23000
The city walls are located in the old part of the city of Zadar, near the Land Gate. Well-preserved walls are located near Port Foša

 

Translations:
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do starog dijela grada Zadra kod Kopnenih vrata (Foše luke). Hvala!

You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!

 

Additional translation:
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema glavnom ulazu u stari grad kod Kopnenih vrata (Foše luke). Hvala!

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