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Photos of Croatia - as beautiful as they may be - do not do this stunning country justice. However, they can give you a taste of what you'll see if you travel there. Unforgettable scenery, ancient walled cities, busy metropolitan areas, historic sights, and more await those who make Croatia their destination.

1. Croatian Culture in Photos

Necktie on Croatian Statue
iStockphoto/Jelena Popić

This photo gallery of Croatian culture will familiarize you with Croatia's flag, national dress, and other interesting facts. Did you know that Croatia claims credit for the invention of the necktie?

2. Croatian World Heritage Sites Photos

Palace of Diocletian
iStockphoto/holgs

Croatia's World Heritage Sites are architectural, cultural, historic, and natural wonders. Plitvice Lakes, Diocletian's Palace, and the ancient city of Trogir are only some of these significan sites.

3. Dubrovnik Photos

Dubrovnik City Walls
Kerry Kubilius, licensed to About.com

Dubrovnik offers so many interesting views, intriguing nooks and crannies, austere fortresses, elegant palaces, and more that it's impossible not to want to travel to Dubrovnik to see everything for yourself. Here is just a taste of what Dalmatia's top destination has to offer.

4. Croatian Castles in Photos

Ozalj Castle Croatia
iStockphoto/Tina_Rencelj

Croatia's castles are jewels set in fairy tale landscapes. Clear water, blue sky, and lush forests make proper backdrops for these architectural beauties.

5. Photos of Easter in Zagreb

Easter Egg in Front of Zagreb's St. Mark's Church
Kerry Kubilius, licensed to About.com

Zagreb, Croatia's capital city, decorates with giant Easter eggs. An Easter market tempts shoppers, and Easter pastries can be purchased from bakery shops.

6. Photos of Opatija, Croatia

Kvarner Hotel, Opatija
Kerry Kubilius, licensed to About.com

Opatija was a resort town for the elite members of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. You can step back in time, too, when you visit Opatija. Many of its historic villas have been preserved - or tranformed - so they can still be enjoyed today.

7. Photos of Pula, Croatia

Triumphal Arch in Pula
Kerry Kubilius, licensed to About.com

Pula is an ancient city on the Istrian Peninsula that has several well-preserved Roman and Byzantine structures. The Roman amphitheater is the most impressive of them all.

8. Photos of Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj's Old Town
Kerry Kubilius, licensed to About.com

Rovinj is a shipping town on the Istrian Coast. Famous for its Church of St. Euphemia and charming side streets that wind their way down the hill of the Old Town, Rovinj is a slightly worn but visually arresting destination.

9. Photos of Porec, Croatia

Euphrasian Basilica Mosaic Detail
Kerry Kubilius, licensed to About.com

Porec is famous for its UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Euphrasian Basilica complex. Visit old Porec to see this important structure, as well as Romanesque buildings and 15th century defense towers.

10. Photos Tour of Diocletian's Palace, Split

Peristyle Diocletian's Palace Split
Kerry Kubilius, licensed to About.com

Diocletian's Palace is a Roman-era monument that is a part of thriving Split life. Not is the palace preserved, but so are architectural monuments from the succeeding centuries. From the Roman Temple of Jupiter to the more modern seaside promenade, Diocletian's palace is two thousand years' worth of history and Dalmation life.

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