The remains of the main square dating from the Roman history of Zadar (Iader) which was the public centre of urban life are situated in front of the church of St. Donatus and the archbishop’s palace. Roman forum is surrounded by the protected historic nucleus of the town of Zadar and is even today modern public centre. It was developed in accordance with the town-planning scheme typical of the Roman tradition used in the design of military camps built since 1st century BC. Near Roman Forum in Zadar, which is the biggest of its kind on the Adriatic, during the period of late Antique raises Christian episcopal complex with the basilica and annexes. Those attractions are the main goal for a great number of visitors of Zadar so as many other. Definitely, the permanent Exhibition of Church Art – the Gold and Silver of Zadar is among the most important ones and it shows rich artistic history of the area.
Episcopal complex and Roman forum Roman forum is surrounded by the protected historic nucleus of the town of Zadar and is even today modern public centre.