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The Forum

Zeleni trg, Zadar, Croatia
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Ranked #14 of 34 Attractions in Zadar
Type: Landmarks
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Type: Landmarks
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

ZADAR FORUM The Forum in Zadar is very close to a wide promenade walkway facing out to the sea. Cruise ships often berth at the end of this promenade. This is quite close to the famous Sea Organ, located at the northern end, but under the promenade. The rising and falling the waves pushes air through tubes to create an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The ancient Roman ruins are actually right in the centre of the present day city and surrounded by other important buildings from following centuries and only a couple of minutes walk from the bay. The ruins are well preserved however being no barriers around them it is possible to inspect them closely and take photos. Overall is it a very... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Must visit place while in Zadar, Beautiful open space with ancient roman buildings and stone everywhere

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Inverkip, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

It is hard to believe that you are striding through many well displayed remains of capitel and columns from the time of the Roman colony in Zadar.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

the forum and the surrounding region are very well preserved and live in harmony with the modern life of zadar!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It's funny how they exhibit the ruins so near and without no protection. You can see and take pictures free. Unfortunately I think sometimes they should have some some explanation about what happened in the past. I saw there one movie in one night that I spent there: great

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Surprised by some other comments on the forum. Yes there is not much to 'do'. There are no roller coasters, no museum, no restaurant etc. it doesn't matter. You are looking at pieces of history that pre date as far back as your family tree goes and at least 1000 years more. There are pieces of script that are still... More 

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A lovely, understated Forum that is open and allows proper exploration. Set beside St Donat's it is a great location and just a stroll to the sea.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I'd say that this old roman forum is the main square in Zadar. You can see old walls which formed the old town a few hundred years ago. It's a really nice experience and it gives you much to think about - how did they manage to do all this so many years ago? How did they live then? This... More 

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Bath, Somerset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The forum area has been bashed about in every war since it was built and was particularly badly battered in WW2. Remains of the Forum and some scattered columns. Best for the view to the archipelago and the church of St Donat and the Cathedral.

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