Bakar Travel Guide

  • Bakar gulf and industrial site
    Bakar gulf and industrial site
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    Bakar
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  • Industry in Bakar
    Industry in Bakar
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Bakar Things to Do

  • A beer to wash down pollution!

    Once at the terrace of a small bar, under a nice shade, the stinking industries, the black smoke of the chimney and everything else was forgotten. The beer was excellent and once we had two large beers for a refreshment, We were ready to drive further!

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  • Industry in Bakar

    These two photos were taken in 1988 from the town. The first shows various plants with a huge chimney and a lot of smoke.The second shows on the opposite bank of the bay a tanker boat loading or unloading some stinky liquid into the pipelines that show in the foreground.

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  • Nautical school

    In the past, Bakar was an important trade port, as well as a centre of fishing, viniculture, shipbuilding and maritime affairs with nautical school (opened in 1849).

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  • Church of St. Margaret

    Primorje has the small Baroque church of St. Margaret, built in 1668, with paintings from the 17th and 18th centuries.

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  • church of St. Andrew

    Below the Citadel is a three-nave church of St. Andrew, built in 1830. The church contains Baroque altars, the altarpiece by Girolamo da Santacroce (Holy Trinity) and the painting above the main altar by Janez Subic. The church treasury shelters a Romanesque cross from the 14th century, the reliquary of St. Ursula from the 16th century and several...

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  • Castle

    The present day appearance is the result of numerous reconstructions and adaptations. The irregular trangle-like foundation of the Castle can be dated back to the 16th century. There was no investigations of previous phases so far. A more regular triangle-like ground-plan can be noticed at the southern two-storey residential part of the Castle,...

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  • Bakar, 1989

    This photo shows almost the same view than the previous one and it might have been taken from almost the same place, as there are not so many places along the main road where you can park to take a photo ! However, it was taken in 1989, 16 years before the other one.

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  • Bakar, Grad

    The first photo is a general view of the upper town, called "Grad"On top of "Grad", the church and the castle are shown on the second photo.The third photo is an enlargement on Sv. Andrija with its three naves, built from 1830 on the site of a medieval church put down by the 1750 earthquake.The fourth photo shows the Kaštel, which is the oldest...

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  • Bakar, Zagrad and Primorje.

    The first photo was taken on July 2005. It shows the city of Bakar from the south, on the Jadransja Magistrale, the main road. In the background, another segment of the main road can be seen.The second photo is a close-up on the gigantic chimney that stands on the outskirts of the city. This kind of "monument" does not bring many tourists !The...

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Bakar Local Customs

  • The door

    If observing carefully the visitor could notice that no doorway of the houses is turn into the direction of north, at the same time doors are pretty small even if house is big. It is again because of the very strong northen wind in the winter season. Most of the dorrs are painted in a green or brown colour to be in the contrast with the stone.

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  • Ponistra & skure

    Ponistra comes from Italian language, its window while skura is a window shutter. Bakar has typical continental climate, hot summers and cold and windy winters. Shutters are usually made of solid and thick wooden plates, mostly from oak tree. It serve to protect the house from a summer heat or in the winter season from strong northen wind called...

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  • The door

    This is very characteristic door all along the Adriatic coastal towns, more in Dalmatia then in the northern parts. We call it "vrata na koljeno", translation would be, on the knee. Such a door is very practicale, its doorway and window, all in one. Local people, especially women, using it as a kind of street window, they could see who is out on...

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Bakar Off The Beaten Path

  • The black cutty

    I like the animals, especially cats because one of siamese kind was a part of my family for nearly 18 years. This young black cutty stood fearless in the middle of the street, allowing me to make the perfect piscture.

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  • Siesta time

    It was early afternoon of the mid-July when I have visited the town of Bakar. The day was very hot and the locals couldn't been seen around, except those sitting in the shadow of their balconies. That was the day when one shouldn't stroll around, as they told me. Nevertheless, I am used on hot weather and besides, the whole place "was completely...

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