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Address: Zadar, Croatia
Phone Number: 38523211198

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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank 251larsn
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best visited in the evening when locals gather for a chat and a drink in one of the many bars around the Sentinel. The Sentinel is interesting for architecture lovers, but not a must-see. You'll probably pass by without noticing it if you're not looking for it in particular.

Thank ArticCynda
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family visited Zadar in July 2016. We stumbled upon the City Sentinal on our way through Trg Narodni. I didn't find this structure or the square to be anything special. Take a picture and move along!

Thank Mai S
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I was passing by this place. I didn't think it was a place for major tourism. However, it is cute. You won't mess out if you do not see it.

Thank Kenyatte M
Vasteras, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

One of my favorite places in old town. A lot of beautiful buildings everywhere. Several restaurants and cafes to relax at and just watch the life going on around. Well worth a visit!

Thank LaLola1973
Sydney Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 510 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

This Clock Tower is in the Central Square of Zadar with City Hall & the Tourist Info centre and is surrounded by small bars ,restaurants, hotels & museums. We took the opportunity to relax with a cold one before our next walk ! A good spot to people watch & enjoy.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This is the Sentinel on the Narodni Trg with the clock tower. Once part of the city hall it now houses the ethnographic museum

Thank tradIndy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

One of the most picturesque spots in the old town of Zadar. It is close to the centre of town with other attractions nearby

Thank TravellingSandy4
Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Situated in People's Square, this little building has character and is photogenic too. We enjoyed taking photos of its tiny clock tower as well as experiencing the hustle & bustle of the Square

Thank Scuesa
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

The clock tower itself is easy to over look while it is impressive what really catches your eye is the large square where people gather and have coffee and a chat.

Thank Reddec

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