PHOTO: Pier on the Riva in Zadar, Croatia

Catching some rays on the Riva in Zadar, Croatia

The Riva in Zadar, Croatia, is a popular destination for summer visitors to the Dalmation coast. Even on a cloudy day, tourists lounge on this stone pier to catch some rays and enjoy seaside breezes. The “Riva” is a term used throughout Croatia to refer to the promenade that runs along the Adriatic Sea. Dalmation communities take great pride in their Rivas, and Zadar is no exception. In addition to the pier, the Riva in Zadar features a Sea Organ that produces music from waves, as well asa to-scale representation of the Solar System that produces solar energy. People can be seen strolling along it until the wee hours of the morning.

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