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City Sentinel, Zadar

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Plan to meet at City Sentinel, a clock tower and recognized landmark in Zadar's lively main square. Croatia and Italy share a lot of the same visual culture, as evidenced by this Renaissance-style structure designed by a Venetian architect. The surrounding stone barrier was built after the clock tower itself and once held canons to protect the heart of the city. While the fortification was a part of the national museum in the past, it now serves as a favorite meeting place for visitors and locals. Plan your City Sentinel visit and explore what else you can see and do in Zadar using our Zadar road trip planner .
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  • I happened to stumble upon the museum inside due to the signs that I saw on the outside. There were a few things inside to see that were interesting, however they only have spiral staircase to climb s...  more »
  • Located on the northwest side of Narodni square of the old town. In the 13th century building, at that time was used as a court. Now is the Museum of Ethnology. The large clock tower in the middle is somewhat shabby exterior stone buildings are run-down, but often stood out. Landmark building with clock tower even if going to where the city becomes like a landmark, or used to meet, got lost on the way. City Sentinel also probably like that exist?
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  • You can see the clock tower here and locals like to use this as the default meeting place. Also known as the square.  more »
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