For over 800 years they have been connecting the two ends of Zadar's harbour with their small rowboats in any weather conditions ...
It may be that the loveliest inscription of Zadar's exceptional sunset was written by the famous Alfred Hitchcock ...
The Siege of Zadar (November 11-November 23, 1202) was the first major action of the Fourth Crusade. It was the first attack against a Catholic city by Catholic crusaders.
St Donatus (sveti Donat), the famous Bishop of Zadar, was mentioned by the distinguished Jesuit Daniele Farlati in his monumental work Illyricum sacrum, published in Venice in 1775.
Geoffroy de Villehardouin (1160-1213), a prominent French nobleman, contributed one of the major eyewitness accounts of the Fourth Crusade and the events leading to the sack of Constantinople in 1204.
José Carreras held a concert in Zadar on July 21st, 2009, thrilling 3.500 people.
Spiridon Brusina (Zadar, 1845 – Zagreb, 1908) was a great Croatian zoologist faunist, organizer of scientific work, and palaeontologist malacologist.
Juraj Baraković (Plemići, Rtina near Zadar, 1548 – Rome, August 1, 1628) was a Croatian Renaissance poet from Zadar.
T.G. Jackson was hired to complete the construction of the bell tower of the Romanesque cathedral of St Anastasia in Zadar. The bell tower was finished in December 1893, and it is his only architectural work in Croatia.