UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Croatia

The 'Pearl of the Adriatic', situated on the Dalmatian coast, became an important Mediterranean sea power from the 13th century onwards.

Croatia is home to 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 8 cultural sites, 2 natural sites and 0 mixed sites. Croatia shares 3 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in Croatia are:

  • Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian

    Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
    Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian.
  • Old City of Dubrovnik

    The 'Pearl of the Adriatic', situated on the Dalmatian coast, became an important Mediterranean sea power from the 13th century onwards.
    The ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, situated on the Dalmatian coast, became an important Mediterranean sea power from the 13th century onwards.
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park

    The waters flowing over the limestone and chalk have, over thousands of years, deposited travertine barriers, creating natural dams which in turn have created a series of beautiful lakes, caves and waterfalls.
    The waters flowing over the limestone and chalk have, over thousands of years, deposited travertine barriers, creating natural dams which in turn have created a series of beautiful lakes, caves and waterfalls.
  • Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč

    The group of religious monuments in Porec, where Christianity was established as early as the 4th century, constitutes the most complete surviving complex of its type.
    The group of religious monuments in Porec, where Christianity was established as early as the 4th century, constitutes the most complete surviving complex of its type.
  • Historic City of Trogir

    Trogir is a remarkable example of urban continuity.
    Trogir is a remarkable example of urban continuity.
  • The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik

    The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik (1431-1535), on the Dalmatian coast, bears witness to the considerable exchanges in the field of monumental arts between Northern Italy, Dalmatia and Tuscany in the 15th and 16th centuries.
  • Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe

  • Stari Grad Plain

     Stari Grad Plain on the Adriatic island of Hvar is a cultural landscape that has remained practically intact since it was first colonized by Ionian Greeks from Paros in the 4th century BC.

    Stari Grad Plain on the Adriatic island of Hvar is a cultural landscape that has remained practically intact since it was first colonized by Ionian Greeks from Paros in the 4th century BC.
  • Stećci Medieval Tombstone Graveyards

  • Venetian Works of Defence between the 16th and 17th Centuries: Stato da Terra – Western Stato da Mar

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites Google Map
UNESCO World Heritage Sites Google Map

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