Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Dragan sent me this nice postcard with the Plitvice Lakes National Park. It was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 1979. The postcard was sent on 2016-03-07 from Rijeka. If you wish to visit Dragan’s page the site is: https://worldonpostcards.wordpress.com/ 

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia [rev]

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Šibenik Cathedral, Croatia

The Cathedral of St. James is Šibenik is a triple-nave basilica. Since 2000 the Cathedral has been on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. The building of the church was initiated on 1402 and completed on 1536. Posted on 2015-07-08 at Zadar and received on 2015-08-04.

Šibenik Cathedral, Croatia

Šibenik Cathedral, Croatia [reverse]

Views from Rovinj, Croatia

Views from Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj is a small city on the north Adriatic Sea. It is popular tourist resort and an active fishing port. It has a population of around 14 000 and has a Mediterranean weather. It has been part of the Byzantine Empire, and from 1283 to 1797 was one of the most important towns under the Republic of Venice. After the fall of Venice, it became part of the Austrian Empire until WWI. It belonged to Italy from 1918 to 1947, when it was ceded to Yugoslavia. The high tourist season goes from May until early September. The St. Euphemia’s Basilica dominates from the heart of the old town. Many thanks to Adi for this one. See here blog here.