Things to see and do - Rijeka
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Rijeka Travel guide
Rijeka : Michelin's recommendations
Rijeka, or Fiume if one remembers its Italian heritage (1919-43), was formerly the most important town of Croatia. Today it is still the country's largest port and a hub of tourism in the Adriatic. While it may seem somewhat unappealing at first glance, a closer look will reveal some fine examples of Austro-Hungarian architecture. The best time to discover it is undoubtedly the festive carnival period.
Tourist attractions Rijeka : Things to see and do
The current castle bears little resemblance to the feudal stronghold from which the Frankopan governed their states. It is in effect a reconstitution, commissioned in the 19C by an Austrian marshal, Count Laval Nugent of Westmeath. The keep (known as..
This lovely Baroque tower of harmonious proportions, put up in the 17C, is crowned with a dome and clock. The arch is decorated with bas-relief busts of two Austrian emperors, Leopold and Charles VI. Higher up flies the two-headed eagle of the Habsbu..
This church was built in 1638 by a Jesuit to house a miraculous crucifix (in a fit of rage an inhabitant of Rijeka threw a stone at the crucifix after a bad streak of gambling luck and the crucifix began to bleed). The architect is said to have drawn..
Dolac 4 HR - 51000 Rijeka
With a tradition dating back to the 1876, this completely refurbished four-star Grand Hotel Bonavia enjoys a central location in Rijeka just a few steps from the sea and the vivid Corso Promenade. It offers elegantly furnished interiors with free WiF..
Šetalište Andrije Kačića Mošića 1 HR - 51000 Rijeka
Built in 1888 and now a protected cultural monument, Hotel Continental is seen by many as the very symbol of the city of Rijeka. The property provides an on-site restaurant and a bar. The hotel was entirely renovated in 2009 and offers nicely furnis..
Strossmayerova 1 HR - 51000 Rijeka
Offering an on-site bar and meeting facilities, Hotel Neboder is located in the centre of Rijeka and provides air-conditioned accommodation with free WiFi access. A view of Rijeka, the Učka Mountain and the island of Krk is provided. Rooms here come..