Description About Croatia Essay

In home reading I read about one of the world’s most beautiful countries – Croatia. Croatia is located in South-Eastern Europe between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia, and bordering the Adriatic Sea. Croatia is the place where is meeting historic and modern, and where can see the beautiful mountains, plains, coast, lakes and rivers and it’s all in one place. [1] As the tourist destination Croatia is popular, of course, in summer and several millions tourists visit Croatia n the summer months. 1] Croats tend to be wary of dealing with strangers. If tourists can say a few words in Croatian language, then they will be certified as good educated and will be welcomed. Women who travel alone to Croatia, are not at particular risk, however, may attract the attention surrounding. Especially in bars, where the main audience is men. [3] Croatia considers the world’s Nudism centre. Nudism is free practiced in specific areas and resorts, which are remarkable for their high standards and qualitative services.

Nudism is an ancient tradition and in nowadays in Croatia are about 30 nudism centres. [3] Popular attraction for tourist in Croatia is also rafting – challenging outdoor recreational activity and it is considered as an extreme sport as it can be dangerous. The most popular rafting rivers are Kupa, Cetina and Zadar. [2] Dalmatia is Croatia’s most visited region. It has a very ancient and long history and in nowadays it is one of the most beautiful places in Europe.

In Dalmatia is located city Dubrovnik, which was formerly known as Ragusa, and it is located in UNESCO world heritage. And the film “100 and 1 dalmatian” is called in honour to this city. [3] Dubrovnik is one of the most popular tourist cities of Dalmatia with beautiful monuments, the biggest part of the old town was rebuilt after the earthquake in 1667th. It is surrounded by fortifications, which began to build the 10th century and over time has been extended. 3] A feature of Dubrovnik is its walls that run more than 3 km around the city. The walls run from four to six meters thick on the landward side but are much thinner on the seaward side. The system of turrets and towers were intended to protect the vulnerable city. [3] Notable buildings in Dubrovnikare a Dominican monastery, which was founded in the 1315th and since then it has played a leading role in the culture of the city. In its construction took part brilliant sculptors and architects.

In Dominican Monastery Museum keep an unusual collection of Dobrovnikas school’s representatives and the Venetian school works, and also valuable relics and articles of gold and silver. [2]; [3] Then – Cathedrals treasuries hosting, in which famous collection are more than 200 relics. There also is an unusual collection of sacred gold objects and with silver made shall pitcher and bowl with decoration, in which is depicted Dubrovnik neighbourhoods’ flora and fauna. 3] And Rector’s Palace, what for the centuries was the political and administrative centre of the Republic of Dubrovnik, and also residence of the Rector. In its courtyard are festivals and concerts and in the Palaces premises is installed the museum, which offers insight into the city’s history. [3] [1] http://en. wikipedia. org/wiki/Croatia. , sk. 20. 11. 2010 . [2] http://www. maxtours. lv/eng/countries/croatia. , sk. 20. 11. 2010. [3] Zoppe L. Croatia. – Zvaigzne ABC, 2005. Anete Kampare PVL1D1