What to see in Sibenik
Sibenik-historical city of Croatia with the most picturesque surroundings was founded in 1066. The city is located in the central Dalmatia region near the Krka river, which is part of the Adriatic Sea. Sibenik is rich in famous monuments dedicated to history and culture, such as the high 30-meter cathedral of St. James, the fortress of St. Anne. The streets are narrow and winding with ancient buildings decorated with stones set an unusual atmosphere to the city. Shebenik is the very city that will especially impress the lovers of various excursions. The city is absolutely not a resort, it is suitable for hunting, rowing, yachting, diving and, of course, tourism. Every summer the International Children’s Festival is held here.
How to get to Sibenik
Sibenik is located near the Croatian river Krka on the Adriatic coast. The nearest airport is near Split. From the airport to Sibenik is only 60 km, so the way to the destination is not difficult.
Sights of Sibenik
Sibenik, literally – a smart city in snow-white tones. All thanks to the local famous brachstone stone. The streets, roads and buildings look festive. The stone itself is mined in the quarries of the island of Brach. This is also a unique place worth seeing with your own eyes. The quarry shines with amazingly snow-white tones, it seems that they are illuminated from the inside. In the XV century from the same stone was erected snow-white Cathedral of St. James. Among the popular shrines of Šibenik is the fortress of the 16th century in honor of St. Nicholas and the fortress of St. Anne, which can be found on the hills of the city. The city hall sparkles with magnificent arcades, and the Franciscan monastery has a museum and attracts visitors with medieval printed editions. The church of St. Barbara regularly hosts exhibitions of medieval church art. Sibenik is worthy of attention, thanks to the ancient buildings in which the Venetian traditions manifest themselves.