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Meet the 13 great Croats and discover the Sit & Meet tour by yourself

MEET ALL 13 CROATS AND WIN A PRIZE!

INSTRUCTIONS BELOW

Duration
As long as you like (the map is valid for 30 days)
Distance
5
km
If you do it in one go, around 3 miles / 5 km
Start
Tour starts whenever you like*
// Discover the city by your own pace
// Meet 13 genius minds who changed the world
// Take photos with all of the great Croats and win a Sit & Meet souvenir
// See all the famous city sights in your desired order
// Available audio guide

About the walking tour

Our self-guided walking tour allows you to meet and learn everything about the 13 genius Croats along with discovering the city by yourself with our audio guide and map. This tour is ideal for everyone who wants to explore the city by their own pace and for those who are unable to attend our guided tours. This unique self-guided walking tour introduces you to Croatian history by telling stories of exceptional men and women who influenced our world with their ingenuity.

Explore all of the city sights, and get interesting new angles on the history of Croatia and its people. Discover the Croatian ingenuity yourself - on a self guided walking tour that starts whenever you decide.

PRIZE GAME INSTRUCTIONS:

//Find all 13 great Croats and take pictures with them
//Post one picture on social media with the hashtagg #SitandMeet
//Send us all 13 pictures on whatsapp +385914443015 or mail info@sitandmeet.hr with your name and date of departure
//You will receive a confirmation for your souvenir prize
//Pick up your souvenir by showing the confirmation at the Amelie shop in Vlaška 2.

Take notice: The Amelie shop is located at the first stop of the tour!

The Traveler

A guy who discovered the land route to China, and was the first European to live in service of the Mongolian Khan for 17 years. He brought back knowledge of a different culture along with ice cream, noodles, paper, and fireworks.

1

The Detective

The man who improved fingerprinting techniques and helped police all over the world catch criminals, murderers, and all kinds of bad guys and put them behind bars.

2

The Innovator

An inventor who perfected the mechanical pen created washing powder and built his own airplane when he needed one.

3

The Basketball Mozart

A kid from Šibenik who led the basketball team that almost beat the NBA Dream Team at the barcelona Olympics and is the best European basketball player of all time.

4

Homo Volans

A renaissance man who invented a parachute at the same taime Da Vinci did, along with multiple books on mechanics and technological marvels that made human life easier back then.

5

The Splitter of Earth

The first person ever to figure out the layers of our planet, along with te discontinuity between them called after him - the Moho layer. He also figured out how to build earthquake-resistant buildings.

6

The Tamer of Speed

A talented engineer who figured out a way to mesure speed, stops and distance traveled and put it all into a device that precedes the modern age taximeter and tachymeter - it got him a medal at 1889. Exposition Universelle in Paris.

7

The Universal Mind

A Jesuit priest who supported Coprenicus´ heliocentric system and whose work in mathematics, building static, hydro technics, astronomy, archeology, geodesy, cartography, and meteorology earned him the title of the founder of the Modern Physics.

8

The Voice

The opera singer whose voice was celebrated by Puccini himself, who even called me her favourite opera singer of all time. There are no recordings of her singing because she destroyed them all.

9

The Sculptor

A sculptor who was adored by Rodin himself, and whose works can be found in galleries all over the world, as well as across Zagreb and Split.

10

The Genius

A genius whose works with magnetic fields gave us electricity, satellites, wireless phones, and all kinds of technological miracles. His inventions were stolen by Edison and his name was borrowed by Elon Musk.

11

The Wizard of Betina Cave

A man often referred to as the Lucifer of Geometry whose work was the grounds for satellite dishes, telescopes that can see other galaxies, and microscopes. A man who met Galileo in the flesh.

12

The Hero

A general whose 2000 soldiers stopped the entire Ottoman army of 100.000 soldiers and 300 cannons for months he died preventing the Turkish invasion of Europe.

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