The Greeting to the Sun, Zadar

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A round glass panel at Zadar port, The Greeting to the Sun uses solar rays to create changing patterns of light and colors following the sunset. Invented by famous Croatian architect Nikola Bašić, the attraction is one of a group of creations dedicated to the unity of nature and science. Check out this 22 m (72 ft) spectacle, located on a hilltop that happens to be one of the town's prime sunset locations. The area becomes an open-air museum at night, featuring other panels that represent the rest of the solar system coupled with sound shows produced by sea waves. By using our Zadar attractions planner , you can arrange your visit to The Greeting to the Sun and other attractions in Zadar.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Million of people around that place at night makes you feel that you have to be careful about your kids  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    I honestly can't find anything about that in this work. Is going to be fine with the idea of lights with solar panels, but the result seems like a bit of a James Bond bling. I was expecting something different.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Very average day and night. Half not working and full of people. Nice idea but hasn't been pulled off properly. Ali says "it's like a cheap LED light show" Ok if you're walking past  more »
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  • June 7, 2017
    This is quite an odd (but interesting) tourist attraction near the Sea Organ and happens to be the number one place for sunsets in Zadar. Hang around after you've taken your sunset shots to enjoy this.
  • June 29, 2017
    Who doesn't like a giant circle of LEDs? This place is a great place to hang out and watch the sun set before the lights come on
  • July 4, 2017
    An interesting concept, particular fun to experience when it has rained and you've had a few drinks.
  • June 27, 2017
    Increadible view, sunny and very interesting idea. This is one of the best sights in Zadar.
  • June 5, 2017
    Every day a magical sunset! Incredible if you walk away from the crowd ;)

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If proximity to the sights in Zadar is your priority, opt to stay in the old town, a compact area packed with historical buildings. Although this area offers few budget-friendly hotel rooms, you can choose from affordable hostels within walking distance of the city's main sights. Zadar's resort hotels tend to hug the coastline, a short drive out of the city. Book ahead if you want to stay there, or stop by the city's tourist office for a list of private rooms closer to the city center.
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