Rijeka and surroundings

Discover all the richness of cultural heritage in a flowing city

The dynamic history in Rijeka and the Rijeka ring is written with numerous cultural and historical monuments whose tour is an integral part of the route every guest of this city and region. Each generation will find entertainment to their taste and cultural content that are an integral part of Croatian and world cultural heritage. 

Recently, the city is richer for a number of new elements of the tourist offer such as the Museum of Pharmacy and all that it is a uniquely popularart quarter Benčić, a long-term legacy of Rijeka as the European Capital of Culture. 

Art kvart takes visitors back to their childhood at the Children's House, a story about the history of Rijeka in the beautiful restored Sugar Refinery Palace whereThe Museum of the City of Rijeka has found a new home, but also introduces it to the world of contemporary artistic expression in the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.art. The Rijeka City Library moved into the renovated impressiveand T-building  of the former Rikard Benčić factory, and the renovation is roundedup. inthe ordinationof the outdoor square and the area along the stream that has been turned into a pleasant place to rest and intimacy. Inaddition to the catering content forms a new cultural and artistic center of the city. 

Rijeka's calendar of events is full throughout the year, so guests, at whatever time they come, will find many interesting ones in it and attractive events of music, drama and art expression, as well as urban clubs for young people that offer entertainment just by their measures. 

Ifwe are able to highlight only one thing from a series of annual events, then it is certainly the international Rijeka Carnival, which the Sunday Times included in the top of the world's most attractive events.Competition in imagination, wit and originality, fireworks of colors and shapes, results in a parade of hundreds of allegorical chariots, thousands of masks and an immeasurable number of viewers from home and abroad. 

The International Carnival Parade is the crown of carnival festivities, a festival of traditional and urban carnival groups, which act as citizens' associations and with their mask try to give an overview of current social events. Nowhere in the world will you experience such a peculiar blend of European civic carnival based on historical and cultural customs with elements of folklore and mythology. 

The Rijeka Carnival can hardly be described or fully evoked by photographs or television broadcasts. The Carnival of Rijeka must be experienced and lived!