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Address: Sveti Krizh 33, Rijeka 51000, Croatia
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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At the very heart of the Astronomical Centre, which is comprised of an...

At the very heart of the Astronomical Centre, which is comprised of an observatory, a small and a large hall and additional facilities, is a digital planetarium. In order to explain it better, we will compare it to the observatory - whereas in the observatory the visitors can observe a real image of the space via telescope, the planetarium uses digital technology in order to display a simulated picture of the universe. The digital planetarium in Rijeka is the only one of its kind in Croatia and the wider region. It is a hall in form of an amphitheatre, providing 50 seats and 2 additional seats for persons with limited mobility. Once comfortably seated, visitors can enjoy projections (live presentations) of the skyline and celestial objects or watch films on astrology and underwater world, which are displayed on an 8 m diameter dome above their heads.

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Extraordinary visit to Space Depths, an Gem stone found in urban area

Lone Star and Deep Space experience - it is actually guided visit stuff, run at late afternoon/early night hours, with different daily programme. Best to check programme and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Rijeka, Croatia
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Rijeka, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lone Star and Deep Space experience - it is actually guided visit stuff, run at late afternoon/early night hours, with different daily programme. Best to check programme and schedule in advance and chose one you are best interested. This offer an Extraordinary visit to Space Depths, this place is hidden Gem stone found in urban area. For best event, try... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Just plain and simple great place to visit. They have great film show for visitors. You are sitting and watching film about stars, watching it on the ceiling..

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Rijeka, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I regularly drink coffe on the top terrace.. Wiew is more than beautifull.. You can see all the Kvarner bay, and islands... Also You can visit astronomy center, often they have educational lectures...

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Rijeka, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Astronomy Centre and 3D planetarium, which is the only one in this part of Europe. The destination for families with children

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Intriguing architecture with an even more intriguing and educational inside devoted to the great expanse - the universe. Plus the view as a bonus - it's a win.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Very nice and educative place if you are interested in astronomy. If you visit the place at sunnyday, take your seat on the roof of the caffie shop and enjoy 360 dgrs view over Kvarner bay and cisty of Rijeka.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

The Astronomical Center is on the hill (naturally) in the north part of the town. It is not easy to find but if you don’t have a car, there is a direct public bus service (line 7a) from the city center and the cab drive is not expensive. The view of the city is amazing, especially in a sunset. Nice... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Get a map to get there, because it's not that easy. The location is great with a wonderful view of the city from the top of the hill, you can enjoy sunset having a drink. We couldn't watch the planetary but we watched a film "back to the moon " really interesting but most exciting was the screening room, with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

Perfect view all over the Kvarner bay. Short move projections, 30min, are better than extrem 3D view at the cinema. You should see it. There are very nice caffe bar wit a terace. Parking is in front of it and it is free of charge. Before you visit it make a plan and take a look on schedule of visit... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

Its a really nice place to go if you are a tourist. Every Thursday you can be a part of little lecture and after that you can go watch some planets with greeaaaaat telescope. Its really amazing and instructive :)

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