9 Best Instagram spots in Zadar
If you’re on a hunt for the best Zadar photo spots, you’ll be happy to know they are all located fairly close to each other in the Old Town. Allow our local know-how to help you create unforgettable vacation pics, which are sure to generate lots of likes on social media.
Here are our top picks for the best Instagram spots in Zadar_
Zadar has a sphinx, but it’s nothing like the Egyptian one when it comes to its purpose. This one was built as a sign of love, from a husband to a beloved wife. And in that spirit, the locals say that everybody who makes a wish, the sphynx will grant it.
Row and boat
Experience a boat ride similar to the famous gondolier in Venice but on a much smaller scale. The barkajoli rowers’ tradition dates back 750 years. This is a unique opportunity to capture the essence of past times in your Instagram portfolio.
Greetings to the Sun
The sunset in Zadar is majestic; even Hitchcock said it was the most beautiful sunset in the world!
Greeting To The Sun is a light installation designed by Nikola Bašić and it opened in 2008. It consists of about 300 glass plates, which are charged by the sun during the day to produce a fascinating light show during the night.
Unless you’re visiting in the off-season, it will be almost impossible to take a photo alone for sunset.
An alternative is going on one of Zadar sunset cruises with Zadar Archipelago speedboat excursions and witnessing first-hand what all the hype is really about.
Close to the Greeting To The Sun, you’ll find one of the most unique art installations in the world. It was also designed by Nikola Bašić. The Sea Organ can be best described as an experimental musical instrument. It is a large system of underwater pipes that create a random but harmonious sound as the waves enter the pipes.
Listening to the Sea Organ and watching the sunset is one of the best things to do in Zadar!
Saint Donatus Church
Saint Donatus Church is one of the most iconic photos to take in Zadar. This 8th-century circular church is the symbol of Zadar and the most recognizable Zadar landmark.
Land Gate Port
The Land Gate is the most beautiful of the entrances to the medieval town of Zadar. This majestic gate and the small port next to it are one of the most Instagrammable places in Zadar.
For a unique perspective, climb up to Queen Jelena Madijevka Park. This park is an excellent place to escape the crowds and enjoy the calmness of nature.
The Five Wells Square
The Five Wells Square is exactly what it sounds like, a square with 5 wells that supplied Zadar with water until 1838. The square was built in the 16th century, during the Venetian rule. it features 5 picturesque wells built in a line across the square.
Cathedral of St. Anastasia
The Cathedral of St Anastasia and the small square with a cafe in front of it are perfect examples of life in the Dalmatian Old Town.
This majestic stone building is the largest church in the whole of Dalmatia. It was originally built in the 3rd century, but got the look it has today when it was rebuilt in the 16th century.
While the Cathedral is impressive from the outside, enter the building and climb the Bell Tower for a truly stunning view.
Old Town Streets
The Old Town is made up of hundreds of streets – some are just regular residential streets, while others will transport you back in time.
Best Instagram spots in Zadar thanks to Zadar Archipelago speedboat tours
Capturing the essence of Zadar through your lens is an adventure in itself, especially within the charming confines of the Old Town. From historic landmarks to experimental art installations, Zadar offers a myriad of the best Instagram spots that will elevate your photo game.
And for a truly unique experience, consider capturing the beauty of the Zadar from a speedboat—an opportunity available to those who embark on this extraordinary journey with Zadar Archipelago speedboat excursions, the best local guides in Zadar.