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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  • Million of people around that place at night makes you feel that you have to be careful about your kids  more »
  • 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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  • 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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  • Beautiful sunset and lights show after. Nice, warm and you can feel connection with all that people amazed by the same as you :)
  • Very nice atmosphere - the sunset there makes everyone relaxed, happy, playful, open. It is a place where many cultures, backgrounds, and beliefs are at peace together.
  • Beautiful combination of high-end tech, ingenuity and nature. A bit overcrowded but heck, you cant have everything!
  • wonderful view of the sunset. Must see atraction!
  • A lot of tourists, but great view on sunset. Size comparisons of the solar system. The picture shows the sparkling sun at night.

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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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