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Address: Zadar, Croatia
Phone Number: 38523211198

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Centre of Old Town

The City Sentinel is located in the centre of the Old Town. It consists of a lovely clock tower surrounded by a stone barrier. Our guide told us the the barrier once held... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Grimsby, Canada
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Grimsby, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The City Sentinel is located in the centre of the Old Town. It consists of a lovely clock tower surrounded by a stone barrier. Our guide told us the the barrier once held cannons to protect the city centre from invaders. The area is clean and well maintained making the Old Town a pleasure to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the center of the beautiful Old Town of Zadar. The seaside promenade of Zadar seems to be more famous, but I preferred to stroll around through the narrow streets and over the squares of the Old Town.

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Norristown, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

The City Sentinel marks the center of a very interesting town that goes back to Roman times. There are even the remains of the Roman forum. One of the more interesting towns in Croatia. Definitely worth a guided visit.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

I really like the atmosphere, although a restaurant is almost fill up the little square. But still, you can feel the history in the air, and you feel like, you are in somewhere in Italy.

1 Thank n_torok
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

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 PohutukawaFlor
Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

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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3 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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