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Culture of Opatija. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Hotel Near Opatija Opatija has been a popular resort destination from the 19th century. The Croatian resort has got its popularity among foreign guests due to nature attractions and historical landmarks as well as favorable climate. Due to favorable weather Opatija may be visited all the year round. The city of Opatija has preserved numerous historical objects and sights. The Church of Saint James is one of the main religious landmarks of the destination. The church was built in the 15th century and is a part of the Abbey. In course of time ancient buildings surrounding the church were destroyed meanwhile the church itself has preserved its unique majestic appearance till nowadays.
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A religious landmark of a later period is the Church of Annunciation. Its building was constructed in the beginning of the 20th century. The church features a unique architectural style and interesting design of inner premises. A significant symbol of the city is the statue of the Maiden with the seagull. The statue ornaments the city from the middle of the 20th century and is among the most significant tourist attractions.
A must visit tourist destination in the city of Opatija is the Villa Angiolina. This majestic building was constructed in 1844. The building hosted one of the most prestigious gambling houses of the city of that time. The casino was an established place of rest and entertainment of local aristocracy and guests of note from other cities. Today the rooms and elegantly decorated halls of villa may be explored by all the tourists. Copyright
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A first floor of the renowned building hosts the Croatian Museum of Tourism. After an exploration of the villa and its premises the tourists may then follow to explore the Botanical Garden of Opatija located close to the villa. The garden was established more than a hundred years ago. Today a majestic collection of the beautiful garden counts hundreds of the rarest plants brought from all over the world.
Opatija prominade The city of Opatija offers several exhibition centers and galleries to visit. The Juraj Matija Sporer center holds interesting cultural events on regular basis. Several times per month the center presents exhibitions of contemporary painters and sculptors. The Juraj Matija Sporer has turned to an established place of holding of global events. Opatija is a perfect destination for travelers who like tours and excursions through significant historical sights.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Opatija and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

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Public palaces near Opatija
♥   Palace 'Miramare Castle' Trieste, 61.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Opatija
♥   Katedrala Uznesenja Blažene Djevice Marije, Krk, 40.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Crkva sv. Filipa i Jakova, Novi Vinodolski, 44.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Stolna cerkev Marijinega vnebovzetja, Koper, 50.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Cattedrale di S. Giusto Martire, Trieste, 54 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Katedrala Uznesenja Blažene Djevice Marije, Senj, 60.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Katedrala Uznesenja Blažene Djevice Marije, Pula, 63.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di Ss. Ilario e Taziano, Gorizia, 85.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Opatija and near

Predjamski Grad

From the series “The Most Inaccessible Buildings in the World”
Despite the complicated situation, the clever robbers in the 17th century managed to get into the castle. They stole many valuable things. After that, the castle owner had the secret Vipavsky gang built. For years, only a few people knew the way to the castle. Unfortunately, the secret passage to the present has not been preserved. The modern visitors enter the castle dungeon through the upper corridor, which begins high in the mountains and is laid out through the forest. … Read further
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Culture guide to Opatija. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Opatija: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Opatija. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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