Rijeka Travel Guide

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Rijeka Things to Do

  • Peek and poke museum

    Club PEEK&POKE is one of the few permanent displays of vintage computing technology in Europe. Located in the centre of the city of Rijeka and spread across 300m2 of space, it contains more than 1000 exhibits of the world and local computer history, ranging from very early calculators and game consoles to rare and obsolete computers from the...

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  • Saint Vitus

    Saint Vitus is the patron of the City of Rijeka. City of Rijeka celebrates the Day of its Patron St. Vitus every year on the 15th June. It has became the Day of City of Rijeka, signified by ceremoniously clergy and public celebration.The Church of St. Vitus was in the period of the middle age a small and one-sided, romanic church with semi-circular...

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  • TORPEDO

    Tvornica "Torpedo" (the Torpedo factory) The first European prototypes of a self-propelled torpedo were created by Giovanni Luppis, a retired naval engineer from Rijeka. The remains of this factory still exist, including a well-preserved launch ramp used for testing self propelled torpedoes on which in 1866 the first torpedo was tested.

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  • Rijeka Card

    When you purchase the Rijeka Card you will receive discounts in over 130 locations in Rijeka and Opatija: in city museums,galleries and souvenir shops(50-66%), many restaurants(10-20%) and shops (10%). Along with the Card, for aprice of only 55 kuna, you will also receive a brochure full of information and a map of the city and you may also use...

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  • First tourist Double-decker bus in...

    On 8 June 2007 the touRIst bus made its first steps and welcomed the first visitors on its Opatija-Rijeka route, telling them during their trip interesting stories about the past and present of our cities. This idea has come to life, most of all, thanks to the efforts of the City of Rijeka and the Rijeka Tourist Board in the desire to enhance what...

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  • Two ports

    Rijeka is the largest port in Croatia with the total throughput close to 11 million tons of cargo in 2006, according to the Port of Rijeka Authority.Actually we have two ports: Rijeka and Susak; in history one belonged to Italy other to Yugoslavia.

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  • Adriatic pallace - Jadrolinija

    Another arhitectual masterpiece from 19th century. Jadrolinija is biggest croatian (and in ex-YU) passangers sea transportation and with rich historical role in cities life.

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  • Transadria building

    Beautiful Transadria building in Rijeka port with number of maritime offices and supporting industries. Each time I pass by, I use this building for time and temperature measurement.Oposite from building is passanger ferry terminal.

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  • Former Hungarian port

    Port of Rijeka is the biggest port on Adriatic and also the most important port in Croatia, and Rijeka’s traffic route the most vital continental – nautical route in the state.In 19th century, biggest and only hungarian port, they built railway line Budapest-Rijeka to connect city with sea.

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  • La Guardia

    Rijeka has street called La Guardia. Why? Simple, Fiorello la Guardia lived in the city at the begining of 20th century. Obviously, locals liked him very much and today apart of street name, there is house designated as place where he lived and worked.

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  • Croatian national theatre

    It was built in 1885 as a city theatre according to the design of the specialised Vienna Helmer and Fellner workshop, which designed similar buildings throughout the Austro-Hungary of the time. The exterior is adorned by figurative compositions of Music and Drama by Venetian sculptor Benvenutti. The opening of the theatre was marked by a...

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  • Palace Modello

    Product of the Helmer and Fellner workshop, was completed in 1885. Quiet Neo-Renaissance decorations alternate with playful Neo-Baroque ones on its facades. The palace illustrates the ambitions of Rijeka to imitate the Ring of Vienna and to compete with Trieste. Today the building houses the Central City Library and the cultural centre of the...

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Rijeka Restaurants

  • Fresh and cheap - close to harbour and...

    Nice staff, good food - local and fresh with daily prepared and cooked meals, from sea food to some continental meals.Excellent position if you have to wait for ferry (view from restaurant is on the ferry dock), close to local market. Interior is bit basic but in traditional way. Value for money! Sea food

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  • Belgian pub

    We usually come here to drink good beer, but there is food menu as well and I can tell not bad at all. Evenings are cool here bcouse there is older crowd here. Big terrace is a plus. Beer.

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  • Avoid if you can

    Unnecessary to explain. If you are junkie or addicted to this food...you'll be happy that we have our McD.

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Rijeka Nightlife

  • By night

    # River pubAddress Frana Supila 12Phone +385 51 213 406# El RioAddress Jadranski trg 4cPhone +385 51 214 420# Svid Rock CafeAddress Riva 14Phone +385 51 336 397# Brod NinaAddress Putnička obala bb(the passenger´s port)# Phanas pubAddress Ivana Zajca 9Phone +385 51 312 377 any kind

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  • Rock - alternative music

    Live music, bit alternative place, cheaper drinks then usually, young crowd (students), rock. Already a cult place , named by Jan Palach, Czech student who burned himself. Student club opened more then 30 years. Informal only.

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  • Lively Korzo

    Korzo is heart beat of the city, by dan and by night. You'll find many people hanging around, drinking in cafes, listening music, dancing on weekends, or just sittin' outside and watching people.For the begining of the night, it's quite good start.

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Rijeka Transportation

  • Rijeka city bus (tourist bus)

    Like cities in west Europe, Rijeka has one (1) open double decker for touristic purpose. This is not big city so besides Rijeka, this one will take you to Opatija as well and to Trsat castle (otherwise you'll face long walk uphill).Prices of the ticket is 50 kuna. Ticket is valid for 48 hours and can be bought in tourist office in Korzo. During...

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  • ARRIVAL BY BUS

    Scheduled bus lines connect Rijeka with bigger Croatian and European cities. The bus terminal is in the city centre, Žabica. All information on timetable and fares can be obtained at the Autotrans agency, Žabica 1 or by telephone 060 / 30-20-10. If you have to change buses or you have time for sightseeing, you can leave your luggage in the...

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  • Railway Rijeka

    Rijeka is well-integrated into the Croatian Railways and critical international lines. A fully electrified line connects Rijeka with Zagreb, and onwards towards Koprivnica and the Hungarian border, as part of the international 5b corridor. It is also connected to Trieste and Ljubljana by a separate electrified stretch that extends northwards from...

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Rijeka Shopping

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  • Rijeka biggest shopping mall

    Biggest shopping mall in Rijeka. Opening ours : 10-22; Sunday 10-19.8 megastores150 stores.10 parking levelsCinestar with 8 hallsNew playground for locals. You'll find everything here.

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  • Best bookshop in town

    Best equiped book store in town. Huge amount of books in english. Bunch of touristic guides. Guides and books. 50-200 kuna

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  • Croatian cosmetics

    Name of the shop is Health and beauty, you can purcahse any kind of cosmetics you need , but you'll find good croatian collection to try. JGL products, let's say Adrience 200 kuna

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Rijeka Local Customs

  • Hartera music festival

    HARTERA3 - last year's most important urban music festival in Croatia, featuring more than 20 hours of top-notch music program on two floors at the former 'Hartera' paper factory venue in Rijeka. Check website for this year, still not released !Last year's program: June 8th, (club/electro) DJ Steve Lawler (Viva records, London, UK)DJ Darren...

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  • Diplomatic Services in Rijeka

    * Consulate of the Republic of Austria Rijeka, Stipana Konzula Istranina 2 Phone/Fax +385 51 338 554 Georg Gavrilović, Honorary Consul * The Royal Danish Consulate Rijeka, Riva 16 Phone +385 51 212 522 Fax: 214 944 Branko Herak, Honorary Consul * Consulate of Czech Republic Trg Republike Hrvatske 4 Tel.: 212 - 515 GSM: 091-612-1560 Working...

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  • Free Wireless Internet Access in Rijeka

    The IT Department of the City of Rijeka, in cooperation with the company “Krk sistemi d.o.o.”, developed the Project of Free Wireless Internet Access in the centre of Rijeka for all the citizens that use portable computers, as well as all the tourists and visitors of this city. The signal of the free wireless Internet access covers the very city...

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Rijeka Off The Beaten Path

  • Visit Kuterevo - shelter for young bears

    If you are going by car from Rijeka to south Croatia, you'll pass near by Velebit National Park (after Senj, there is roadsigns to Krasno...also nice place for short stop and try famous cheese). Ask for direction to Kuterevo (around 100 km from Rijeka). Visit this amazing shelter and you'll see young bears and people who take care about them. There...

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  • Visit Fuzine

    Fuzine is small city, 750m above sea level in region called Gorski kotar, half hour drive from Rijeka in Zagreb direction. You can go there by bus or by car. Beautiful lake, small traditional houses, extreme clean nature and fresh air, charming in winter with snow, with some excellent restaurants offering local food.

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  • Ucka Nature park

    Ucka is beautiful mountain near Rijeka (main photo was taken from my balcony) with highest peak Vojak (1401 m - second photo)Part of the mountain is beautiful nature park with lots of possible activites you can be involved: mountain climbing, trekking, free climbing, paragliding and hang-gliding, mountain biking.Ucka is nature border between Istra...

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Rijeka Sports & Outdoors

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    NK RIJEKA fans

    by rsudic Written Jan 31, 2008

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    It's not activity but part of Rijeka's tradition. NK Rijeka is football club , usually in top 3 in Croatia with crazy fans ARMADA ! Also, stadium is on special position with big rock over the field and next to sea. Amazing by nights to watch the game. Currently on 2nd position in Croatian league.

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  • North wind in Rijeka (Bura)

    The changeable Bora can often be felt all over Dalmatia and the rest of the Adriatic east coast. It blows in gusts. The Bora is most common during the winter. It blows hardest, as the meteorologist Wrangel first explained in 1876, when a polar high-pressure area sits over the snow-covered mountains of the interior plateau behind the Dinaric coastal...

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  • Fiumanka

    Rijeka is famous for its two manifestations: it organises the biggest carnival in Croatia and Fiumanka - the biggest sailing regatta

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