Zadar is a town of rich spiritual and material culture, as well as tourist tradition an identity created now days. It has many antic, medieval and renaissance monuments. Zadar is a town of scientific tradition and Croatian history. It is build around roman forum, with walls well preserved and many ancient Croatian sacral monuments. It has many archives, libraries, museums and long musical and literature tradition.
The Croatian Climbing Society (HPD) was founded in 1874, which puts the Croats among the first seven nations in the world with a climbing organization. It is of interest that at the beginning climbing in Croatia was directed towards scientific research into the natural features of the mountains, and less towards the conquest of peaks. Read