A portrait of Croatia in 100 images

#12 Zadar – the sardine seller

Woman selling salted sardines, anchovies and other local produce in front of the fish market in Zadar, September 2010

Despite being one of the most important (and beautiful) cities on the Adriatic coast, Zadar – Illyrian Jader, Roman Jadera, and later the main Byzantine possession in Dalmatia – sees infinitely fewer visitors than Dubrovnik and Split. The historic old town occupies a peninsula alongside a long, sheltered natural inlet; its bustling open market is located just inside the massive city walls, in a large open area it has occupied since the Second World War, when the city was held by Italy and bombed by the Allies.
Photo © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.


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