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Today called Dubrovnik, this Croatian city is known for its spectacular architecture and beautiful location.
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Medieval Venice owed its wealth to its flourishing maritime trade.
The Ottoman fleet suffered a catastrophic defeat by the fleet of the Holy League.
The fortress-like palace was built by Roman Emperor Diocletian on the coast near his home town.
The structure of fortresses developed together with military technology.
Medieval townhouses were built from stone or brick and were several storeys high.
Ports must provide necessary infrastructure and services for industry and marine transport.
The name of this magnificent palace complex originates in Arabic and means 'the red one'.
This stunning castle is situated in northern Croatia.
The characteristic ancient Greek statue was found on the bottom of the Adriatic Sea.
One of the Croatian sculptor's most famous works depicts a woman wearing a traditional costume.
The Pula Arena, located in present-day Croatia, was one of the largest Roman amphitheatres in the Antiquity.
Clothing reflects the lifestyle and culture of the region's inhabitants.
Christopher Columbus' three-masted carrack, the Santa Maria was the flagship of his first, landmark voyage.