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Check out what Rijeka’s history, culture, heritage, nature have to offer… what is worth a visit while you’re here and what you will remember Rijeka by.


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Korzo
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Korzo

Rijeka is reflected in Korzo, at Korzo you can read Rijeka. Anyone who, at least once, had a coffee at one of the terraces of numerous and picturesque café bars lined along this unusual promenade, would agree.


Trsat Castle
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Trsat Castle

Trsat Castle represents a strategically embossed gazebo on a hill 138 meters above sea level that dominates Rijeka.


St. Vitus' Cathedral
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St. Vitus' Cathedral

Rijeka’s St. Vitus Cathedral is the only Baroque rotunda of monumental dimensions built on Croatian land.



Korzo

Rijeka is reflected in Korzo, at Korzo you can read Rijeka. Anyone who, at least once, had a coffee at one of the terraces of numerous and picturesque café bars lined along this unusual promenade, would agree.



Monuments

St. Jerome’s Church and Dominican Monastery

St. Jerome’s Church and Dominican Monastery

St. Jerome’s church and the area of the current Dominican monastery belong to a great monastery complex founded for the Augustinians...


Church of Our Lady of Lourdes and the Capuchin Monastery

Church of Our Lady of Lourdes and the Capuchin Monastery

The Capuchin Church of Our Lady of Lourdes was built from 1904 until 1929 according to the design of the engineers Giovanni Maria Curet and Cornelio Budinich.


St. Vitus' Cathedral

St. Vitus' Cathedral

The St. Vitus' Cathedral is the only Baroque rotunda of monumental proportions built on Croatian soil. The construction of this church, designed by the Jesuit architect brother G. Brian, began in 1638.



Parks and Promenades

Theatre Park

Theatre Park

The Theatre Park is a popular gathering place for Rijeka's citizens, located in the heart of the city, in front of the “Ivan pl. Zajc” Croatian National Theatre and facing the city market.


Mlaka Park

Mlaka Park

Mlaka Park, also known as Giardino Pubblico, is one of the oldest and most beautiful parks in Rijeka.


Nikola Host Park

Nikola Host Park

Apart from Mlaka Park, Nikola Host’s Park is one of the oldest in Rijeka.



Trsat

Whilst in Rijeka, Trsat is a must-see place – a part of the city situated on a hill above Rijeka that offers a spectacular view of the entire Kvarner.



Attractions

Astronomical Centre Rijeka

Astronomical Centre Rijeka

The Astronomical Centre Rijeka is the only facility of its kind in Croatia. It was opened in 2009 above the city, in the former fortress which dates back to the Second World War.


Old Town

Old Town

Upon passing below the City Tower, a walk-through tower of the former main city gate and the entrance to the medieval Rijeka from the coast, you will arrive in the Old Town of Rijeka.


Torpedo – launch station

Torpedo – launch station

The launch station from the 1930s was a part of the closed torpedo factory.



Architecture

Ivan Kobler Square

Ivan Kobler Square

Passing under the round City Tower, the former main medieval town entrance that gave access to the coast, you enter the centre of Rijeka’s Old Town.


Ploech Palace

Ploech Palace

The luxurious city palace of Annibale Ploech, one of the four most important men connected to the torpedo works, was built in 1888 based on the design of the notable Rijeka architect, Giacomo Zammatti.



Around Rijeka

Opatija’s Lungomare

Opatija’s Lungomare

This 12 kilometre-long seaside promenade extends from a small fishing village Volosko, through famous Opatija, all the way to Lovran.


Platak Ski Resort

Platak Ski Resort

Only half an hour drive from the centre of Rijeka, there is a small family ski resort - Platak, unique for its unforgettable view of the sea.


Grobnik Automotodrome

Grobnik Automotodrome

Kvarner has had a long and famous tradition in organising octane sports races. The automotodrome in Grobnik, called the Beauty of Grobnik, was built in 1978 and ever since numerous automobile and motor races have been held there every year.