Fun and Interesting Facts About Croatia

Croatia is a fabulous country to visit in the Balkans. The country has so much history, and the traditional culture is admirable.

There is something about Croatia that leaves travelers always wanting to return for more. But how much do you really know about the country? We’ve compiled the best fun and interesting facts about Croatia.

Croatia has 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The ancient walls of Dubrovnik and Plitvice Lakes National Park are just two sites that showcase Croatia’s rich history, stunning landscapes, and architectural wonders.

Croatia Has Been Inhabited For Over 100,000 Years

The country has been continuously shaped generation after generation, with the Croats finally arriving in the 6th century. Since then, Croatia has built a long-lasting and thriving cultural heritage.

Croatia Owns An Authentic Egyptian Sphinx

Croatia is home to an unexpected relic of ancient Egypt—a genuine Egyptian sphinx. Found in the historic city of Split, the mythical figure sits guarding the entrance to the Cathedral of Saint Dominus.

Croatia Has Over 1000 Islands

Two of the most populated islands, Hvar and Krk (Krk is also the largest island of Croatia) are most well-visited by tourists.

Croatia Is Home To A Very Popular Dog Breed

The Dalmatian dog is believed to have been originally bred in Dalmatia, dating back as far as 3700 BC.

The Islands Of Croatia Are The Filming Location For A Very Popular Movie

Mamma Mia 2 had all of its filming exclusively done on Croatian islands! You can even take boat tours of the locations used to make the movie.

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