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Apartment Rijeka - Room Sarah

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Rijeka accommodation wish present to you our city.
Rijeka apart from that it is a mayor port in Croatia and one of the most developed cities it is also an beautiful holiday destination with many attractive locations natural architectural and historical. Rijeka natural museum is something which is for sure worthy to be visited.
With a population of over 150.000 citizens Rijeka represents the third largest city in Croatia, after Croatia capital city , city of Zagreb and Split.The main industries in Rijeka are shipbuilding and sea freight, bat the tourist industry is as well growing very rapidly, not only because of only good connection this city has , but mostly because of exceptional natural beauties beaches, historical sites and many other attractions worthy to bee seen. R
ijeka has developed into a strong centre of business tourism. It hosts important business events, such as: the Spring Fair (in April), Nautica, Automobile Fair (in May), the North Adriatic Fair (in October) and the Christmas Fair, so that, apart from business tourism, congress tourism increasingly gains on importance. Trsat, the centre of Marianism in this part of Croatia (10th of May, the Day of Our Lady of Trsat - and the Seafarer's Day, the Assumption on the 15thof August, and the Nativity of the Virgin Mary on the 8th of August) make Rijeka the centre of religious tourism as well. Almost grown into one with Opatija - the oldest and the most renowned tourist centre in Croatia.
If you chose Rijeka for your holiday destination do not miss Europe wide known Rijeka carnival, the largest one in Croatia and region, and one the largest in Europe generally. It is held in February.
Night life in Rijeka is also filled with many possibilities. Pubs, bar, restaurants and discotheques, not only with take you from your hotel or accommodation in Rijeka which by the way is also very rich, and even great ones, but will not leave you to go beach until the latest hours.
During the sumer in program " Rijeka's sumer nights" on some places various artist will show for visitormany atractiv performans, concert and theater spectacle.
In July is too one rock festival "Hartera festival" with varios artist and DJ.
Apart of Rijeka as center, this area is also very rich with small but extremely attractive villages and summer holiday resort, surrounded by beautiful Mediterranean vegetation, small and hidden bays, coves and beaches, very attractive ones, which during the summer are a real paradise for the tourists from all over the world.
There is too an festival of clasic gitar and Bluz in Kastav near Rijeka and an eminent Jazz festival in Opatija.
And finaly surrondings of Rijeka are very interesting with much atractive contents like autorunway on Grobnik sizes F1. A few kilometars forward on mountine 1363 m altitude there is Platak an ski center exceptional in the world, because It is the most nearly ski centar from see., only 10 km airline.

The first torpedo was made in Rijeka. Designed and produced by John Luppis, sea captain, Robert Whitehead, the English engineer.
-Rijeka was an independent country of 8 Sept-1920. to 24 January 1924. and was elected its president Riccardo Zanella requested from the international community and Tito 1945th The Reconstruction
- University of Rijeka was founded by the Jesuits 1627th.
-Rijeka CarnivalInternational Carnival Parade 2012th
With a rich tradition of karneval's parades and balls  Austrian, Hungarian, Russian, German nobility and gentry from the rest of Europe from the 19th century, as well as the local carnival customs (bell ringers), the Rijeka Carnival is now one of the largest carnival parades in Europe and worldwide. Rijeka Carnival is a combination of Venetian and Austrian carnivals and elements of folklore and mythology of ancient Slavs. Since 1982. , when they organized Korzo walked three masked groups, today's Rijeka Carnival has grown into the event with over 15,000 participants, children and adults, organized in more than 200 carnival groups, which annually sees more than 100,000 spectators.
-Rijeka since 1970. The airport has. Since it is located on the nearby island of Krk, is more focused on charter flights, at least in the last few years, increasing number of direct lines. Year 2005. through the Rijeka airport is 130 000 passengers passed, and the predictions for 2011. expected traffic of 250,000 passengers.
-Rijeka is the largest and most important seaport in Croatia. The port of Rijeka is particularly developed after the 1717th [15] when it was declared a free cruise in the Adriatic, and Rijeka in 1719. declared a free port. Then the task was to develop trade relations with the Orient and the Ottoman Empire. [15] from the Croatian and the rest of Europe,Rijeka is well integrated into the network of the Croatian Railways and hence the network of international rail corridors. Electrified railroad thatArchitectural HeritageParade and Old Town Riječki old city is surrounded on the south side of Corso. Corso is the center of the Rijeka, its most famous streets and places of public events.

Wohinz City Palace and the Tower Korzo.
In the middle of the Corso is the town clock tower, meeting people of Rijeka and tourists. The tower was built in the Baroque era, but only in the 19th Century got its final appearance. It is a relief depicting the Austrian Emperor Charles VI. Also worth mentioning, and it is about a handful of valuable Baroque buildings. Close the right of the City Palace Tower is located Wohinz (1782nd, Corso 8), built by a trader Michael Wohinz. The construction of this palace, begun in the second half of the 18th centuries as the Corso forming a central street. There is a palace Vukovic (Corso 2), with representative portal that carries the balcony. Of the other palaces to mention the old town hall (Palazzo), Wassermann-Garbas palace (17th century) with arcades in the courtyard, which houses the Conservation Department in Rijeka, Benzoni palace and the palace Adamic Fiumara. This building was erected Adamic Simon, the father of the famous trader Andrew Louis Adamic. Adamić son was known as a builder and investor Rijeka theater built in the early 19th century. Merchant elite to which they belonged Adamićeva the turn of the 18th in 19th century, the river has made a significant cultural, artistic and industrial center of the whole Adriatic region, which has retained its status as such until the 20th century.

Cathedral of St.. Vid
The old city is dominated by the most important church of Rijeka St. Vid. Erected on the site of the demolished city church patron, St. Vitus, the cathedral was originally built as a monastery church of the Jesuits in Rijeka. The project has developed a Venetian architect Francis Olivieri, probably modeled on the famous church of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice. Construction lasted from the 1638th to 1659. year, but it is completely finished until 1737th , when the builders and Carlone Pietro Bernardino Martinuzzi built dome and oratory. The church keeps a valuable Baroque altars, the work mainly of Rijeka sculptor.Among the other religious edifices to separate the church of the Assumption, the former cathedral. It was built in the 15th century, is a former cathedral over time often changed his appearance, to renew the 1824th in its present facade. In the interior are especially valuable altars and baroque stucco decorations in the sanctuary. In front of the church is a bell tower, which is due to subsidence eventually leaned over, where it got its name Leaning Tower. At the foot of the tower contains the famous late antique mosaics from the 5th and 6 century, which occurred during Tarsatika Roman settlement on the river. Nearby are the remains of city walls and close to the legendary old door or Roman arch, still wrapped around his unknown origin.

Adria Palace
The old town is also a historic complex called municipality. It was built as an Augustinian monastery, to which is still standing and the baroque church of St. Jerome (1768.). Monastery in 1873. became the City Hall (municipium) with the updated and redesigned. On the square in front of the building is located and stendarac, stone city flagpole from 1509th year.Area south of the Corso, the waterfront, was built mostly in the 19 century and initially was called New Town (as opposed to the old town), but with time this title was lost. Of the older buildings there is a remaining Orthodox Baroque church of St. Nicholas, with a footprint in the form of a cross, finished in 1790th was designed by local architect Ignatius Henckel.Rijeka waterfront is the front of the sea. Despite heavy traffic, the recent urban interventions by the waterfront completely transformed into a pedestrian zone. Along the waterfront is a representative number of buildings from the 19th century, when the river was a large and powerful trading port. Perhaps the most representative buildings constructed during this period the Adria Palace (1897th, architect Giacomo Zammattio), today the building Jadrolinija. It was built for the shipping company Adria Hungarian-American capital, and prides itself on tin domes and stone sculptures, an allegory on the front. Sculptures are facing the sea mariners, and those toward the mainland four continents. Inside the grand atrium with arcades and preserved the original elevators from the 19th century.From this point of time can be several other valuable works by the same architect Giacomo Zammatti. First of all buildings Filodramatika (Corso 28), built in 1890th the Philharmonic-Drama Society, with the interior in the style neorokokoa. Then, so. Casa Veneziano (Dolac 7) The home of Robert Whitehead Torpedo factory owners. Built 1886th highlights the rich facade of red brick and white stone with a variety of decorative detail. There is a palace Ploech Žabica Square, which in 1888. raised the Austrian mechanic Ploech Annibale, who has earned money working torpedo factory in Rijeka, and then selling the property and wealth. At this Žabica Square, stands the picturesque Capuchin Church of Our Lady of Lourdes (1907th to 1929th).The dominant position above the old town is situated the Governor's Palace, the sumptuous former residence of the governor of Rijeka, which today houses the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian coast. Built 1897th was designed by Hungarian architect Alajos Hauszmanna, for the city and the national team, was also governor of the Hungarian Investment Lajos Batthyany origin. Today it contains, besides the valuable historical collections from the past, rivers, preserve the original interiors of the late 19th century: a monumental marble staircase and hall with stucco, paneling and furniture from this period. West of the Governor's Palace is located in a modern building of the Museum of the river, and east, in a beautifully sculpted gardens, the former villa of Archduke Joseph, which is located in the State Archives in Rijeka.North of Old Town is a small area called the central Pomerio busy street that goes there, while the West continues Zagrad. Both are built on hilly areas and the rise of urban neighborhoods with extremely high-quality architecture is mainly from the late 19th and early 20 century. The bracket highlights the art nouveau buildings Teatro Fenice theater. Since it is outside the elevator comes Zagrad Center. This is a contemporary residential and commercial complex (from 2007)., Emerged as one of the most successful recent interventions in the historical center of Rijeka, Rijeka and the work of architects Sasa Randic and Idis Turato
Rijeka accommodation - Room Sarah
Kalvarija 14, 51000 Rijeka / Croatia
Tel.: +385(0)51 515-412
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