Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Rijeka, Croatia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 13 sights
Distance 3.3 km
Ascend 96 m
Descend 220 m

Experience Rijeka in Croatia in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Rijeka

Sight 1: Sanctuary of the Mother of God Trsat

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The Church of Our Lady of Trsat is one of the oldest Croatian Marian shrines.

Wikipedia: Crkva Gospe Trsatske (HR)

1227 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 2: crkva Uznesenja Blažene Djevice Marije

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The Church of the Assumption of Mary, called Duomo or the Congregational Church in Rijeka. It is located at the end of Užarska Street, once the main road.

Wikipedia: Crkva Uznesenja Blažene Djevice Marije u Rijeci (HR)

247 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Rijeka Cathedral

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Rijeka CathedralBengt Nyman from Vaxholm, Sweden / CC BY 2.0

The St. Vitus Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Rijeka, Croatia.

Wikipedia: Rijeka Cathedral (EN)

89 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Peek & Poke old computers museum

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Peek & Poke old computers museum aiva. / CC BY 2.0

PEEK&POKE is the first Croatian museum of old computers and information technology. It was opened in 2007 in Rijeka, in the city center near the Cathedral of St. Vitus in an area of three hundred square meters, which makes it the largest exhibition in the southeastern part of Europe and generally one of the first five museums on the same subject in the world.

Wikipedia: PEEK&POKE (HR)

197 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: State Archives in Rijeka

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The State Archives in Rijeka preserves in its repositories the written historical material of the Kvarner region, Gorski Kotar and part of Istria, regions that had a turbulent and rich past that left an abundance of written traces.

Wikipedia: Državni arhiv u Rijeci (HR), Website

95 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 6: Natural History Museum

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Natural History Museum Original uploader was Borut Kružić at hr.wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Natural History Museum Rijeka is the first regional museum in the Rijeka area. It was founded on May 16, 1876, and was opened to the public on May 1, 1946. It is located in Nikola Host Park, near the Governor's Palace, in the family building of Count Negroni.

Wikipedia: Prirodoslovni muzej Rijeka (HR), Website

281 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 7: Governor's Palace

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The Governor's Palace is the former residence of the governor, the governor of the Hungarian Crown of St. Stephen in Rijeka.

Wikipedia: Guvernerova palača u Rijeci (HR)

77 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: The Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral

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The Maritime and Historical Museum of the Croatian Littoral in Rijeka has been one of the most important cultural acquisitions in the city for four decades. He is located in the Governor's Palace.

Wikipedia: Pomorski i povijesni muzej Hrvatskog primorja (HR), Website

130 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 9: City of Rijeka museum

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The Museum of the City of Rijeka is a general cultural and historical city museum in Rijeka. The headquarters of the Rijeka City Museum is in the Sugar Refinery Palace. Other locations of the Rijeka City Museum are the building built in 1976 in the courtyard of the Governor's Palace and the motor ship Galeb.

Wikipedia: Muzej grada Rijeke (HR), Website

411 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 10: Crkva svetog Jeronima

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The Church of St. Jerome is located on the Rijeka Resolution Square in Rijeka. With its elegant late Baroque façade, it defines the eastern wing of the Municipija building, with which it once formed the Augustinian monastery complex. The monastery and church of St. They are also a mausoleum. In the cloister of the monastery there is a lapidary with tombstones from past centuries. In the presbytery are the tombs of the Augustinians, members of the Devin-Walsee family, Giuseppe Minolli and Claudio Marburg.

Wikipedia: Crkva sv. Jeronima u Rijeci (HR)

204 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: City Tower

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The City Clock Tower in Rijeka is a famous building in Rijeka, located in the middle of Korzo.

Wikipedia: Gradski toranj u Rijeci (HR)

94 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: crkva svetog Nikole

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The Church of St. Nicholas is a Serbian Orthodox church in Rijeka, Croatia. The church is dedicated to Saint Nicholas. The building of the church was completed in 1790.

Wikipedia: Church of St. Nicholas, Rijeka (EN)

272 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 13: Hrvatsko narodno kazaliste Ivana pl. Zajca

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Hrvatsko narodno kazaliste Ivana pl. Zajca Djoko / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Croatian National Theatre Ivan pl. Zajc in Rijeka, commonly referred to as HNK Zajc, is a theatre, opera and ballet house located in Rijeka.

Wikipedia: Ivan Zajc Croatian National Theatre (EN)


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