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RIJEKA: hotels and apartments in Rijeka (Kvarner, Croatia)

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Rijeka is the third largest town in Croatia and it represents the administrative centre of Primorsko - Goranska County. Due to its strategic position, Rijeka has, during the 19th st, developed into one of the major ports on the Adriatic. In the present time, Rijeka is concentrating on tourism development. Located about 130 km from Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, and due to the fact that it is well connected with the interior part of the country, Rijeka provides opportunities for both winter and summer tourism.

Attractions in Rijeka

Hotel Best western Rijeka

1. Hotel Best Western Jadran Rijeka - The Hotel Jadran is located on the very coast. This is the hotel with long and interesting tradition and has been reopened in December 2005 after thorough reconstruction. All 66 single and double bedrooms and three luxurious hotel suits are elegant and well equipped, with preserved old Mediterranean architecture.

Hotel Continental Rijeka

2. Hotel Continental Rijeka - The Continental Hotel is the oldest hotel in the area of Rijeka, which still operates. The hotel Continental was built and started its long history back in 1888. year. The hotel was renovated in 2008, and since than was upgraded to category 3*. It disposes with 65 rooms and 4 suites.

Hotel Neboder Rijeka

3. Hotel Neboder Rijeka -Neboder is part of the complex of the Croatian Cultural Centre ( Hrvatski kulturni dom ) and also its highest segment. The building is 14 floors high and dominates the central part of Rijeka , oriented towards the sea. Due to its position and height of the hotel the view to the entire Kvarner Bay is exposed to the viewer´s eye. Starting from the right side and gazing to the left – everything is like on the hand: eastern part of the Istrian peninsula and Učka, Opatija, Rijeka and then, further to the left, towards small towns of Kostrena and Kraljevica and the island of Krk.

Tourist and cultural center

Tourism in Rijeka

Rijeka square
Rijeka port
Rijeka panorama

In the last few years, Rijeka is increasingly developing tourism. The town of Rijeka, unique in Europe by its position, lies on the coast, but it is only a few minutes distant from the ski resort Platak. Rijeka is famous in the world by its special event the traditional International Carnival, which each year gathers thousands of masked people seeking for fun and entertainment. Rijeka Carnival is one of the largest carnivals in Europe, and the town of Rijeka is, since 1995, a member of the European Association of Carnival Cities - FECC.
The main cultural and historical sights in Rijeka are the Church of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary and the Leaning Tower, the Church of St. Jerome, Capuchin Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Trsat, the Old Town, Rijeka Cathedral dedicated to St. Vitus, Trsat Castle and many other attractions as well as numerous museums, exhibitions and collections.
The town of Rijeka has many quality accommodation facilities such as high class Best Western Hotel Jadran.

History and culture of Rijeka

Rijeka panorama
Trsat Rijeka
Trsat Rijeka

Rijeka is mentioned for the first time in the documents of St. Vitus, in 1281. written by the Venetian Great Council. Due to the developed trade of material goods, Rijeka in the 16.st experienced an trade expansion but also an improvement in cultural and educational life of the town. In the 19th century Rijeka experienced an industrial expansion, and in that period many significant buildings such as: paper factory - Hartera, National reading room, gasworks, Croatian National Theater of Ivan noble Zajc were built. During this period, the railway between Rijeka and Karlovac, was also built.

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