St Vitus Cathedral
North of the Roman Gate is the cathedral, built by the Jesuit order in 1638 on the site of an older church and dedicated to Rijeka’s...
One of the few buildings to have survived the 1750 earthquake, the distinctive yellow City Tower was originally a gate from the...
High on a hill in the east of the city, Croatia’s first astronomical centre is a striking modern complex encompassing an observatory,...
Set in the grounds of the hilltop castle, this happening cafe-bar with chillout music and friendly service would rate anywhere. Chuck in...
This opulent yet modern hotel-restaurant is owned by slow-food pioneer Nenad Kukurin, who has a reputation for his innovative take on...
Roman Gate information
Passing under the City Tower and continuing through Trg Ivana Koblera, you'll find the oldest architectural monument in Rijeka, the Roman Gate. This plain archway marks the former entrance to Praetorium, an ancient military complex, the remains of which you can see in a small excavation area.