Photo: Tz Zadar
City of Zadar is about 168 km from Split, the centre of the Zadar County and the wider area of the northern Dalmatia.
It is an ancient city, 3000 years old, first mentioned in the 4th century BC as a settlement of an Ilyrian tribe Liburnians - form of the name Jader is mentioned.
The city is full of historical and cultural sites, such as the famous Roman Forum, St. Donatus, and of the more contemporary sites there is the Sun Salutation and the Sea Organ.
Zadar can be reached by the regular bus line from the main bus station in Split: