Rijeka is Croatia's third largest city after the capital Zagreb and the Dalmatian city of Split. Rijeka is located deep in the Gulf of Kvarner with a beautiful view of the nearby islands including Krk and Cres.
Rijeka (Kvarner, Croatia)
Rijeka – Don’t miss
Rijeka belonged to Italy from 1924 to 1945 , but still preserves Italian culture and traditions. With the Treaty of Peace of Paris, Rijeka, was ceded to the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Today Rijeka is part of the Republic of Croatia. Today Rijeka is one of the most important trading ports in Croatia , which is only 65 km far away from Trieste. Rijeka has great restaurants , shops and nightlife. We suggest you to visit :
– The Korzo is pedestrianized area where numerous buildings in Austro-Hungarian style, and the tower which is the symbol of the city
– Castle Trsat erected over the city from the Frankopani which houses an art gallery
– Petar Kruzic the staircase that leads to the castle of Trsat
– The Church of St. Vito
– The Naval Historical Museum The famous Carnival of Rijeka is the largest and most famous carnival in this part of Europe.