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Croatia's third largest city is a significant port, boasting an array of historic sites, cultural attractions, and great food.

Rijeka is home to several interesting sites. Tvornica "Torpedo" (the Torpedo factory), the first European prototypes of a self-propelled torpedo, created by Giovanni Luppis, a retired naval engineer from Rijeka. The remains of this factory still exist. Svetište Majke Božje Trsatske – the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Trsat. Built 135 m (443 ft) above sea level on the Trsat hill during the late Middle Ages, it represents the Guardian of Travellers, especially seamen, who bring offerings to her so she will guard them or help them in time of trouble. Old gate or Roman arch still stands, as does Rijeka Cathedral, dedicated to St. Vitus.
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