Zadar – Old town

The old town Zadar, which used to be called Zara, was decorated according to all the principles of Roman urbanism, five longitudes and a large number of transversal streets dividing the city by a strict geometric order into rectangular quarters – insulates.

Trg pet bunara Zadar foto Stipe Surac ADMIN Nov 25 201346 2020 Conflict
Trg pet bunara Zadar foto Stipe Surac, photo credit by Tb of Zadar

At the western end of the town, the main square was built (forum), and next to the forum, there was a heightened capital and temple. In the area facing the sea, the economic square – emporia were set up. It is assumed that in the area of Roman Zadar, there was also an amphitheater for the maintenance of bloody gladiator battles, as well as a theater for the preparation of stage games.Top tourist attractions in Dalmatia

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