Kvarner newsletter / no 25

Souvenir-shop at the web portal of the Rijeka Tourism Office

Since the end of January it has been possible to purchase some twenty original Rijeka souvenirs, by a simple click on the official web portal of the Rijeka Tourism Office. It is the first virtual souvenir-shop in Kvarner, offering the unavoidable Morčići, or Mori, miniatures of the City Tower and of St.Vitus (Sv. Vid) Church as well as the best selling Kvarner motives – the «zvončari» (bell-ringers) from Zamet and Halubje and from Grobnik («dondolaši»).

In addition to the great number of info-services, the official web portal of the Rijeka Tourism Office has been recently enriched by the first web souvenir-shop in the region. Thus, since the end of January is has been possible to purchase some of the original Rijeka souvenirs with a simply click on www.tz-rijeka.hr. Among them the popular morčić – a black head with a turban applied to various types of jewelry and ornaments, then the most popular Carnival motif – masks and statuettes of the bell ringers from Halubje and Zamet (zvončari) and from the Grobnik area (dondolaši)… There are also miniatures of the City Tower, of St. Vitus Church, as well as of other town sights.

The souvenirs are labelled as “Rijeka source” and “Special quality” owing to their pronounced links with the customs and cultural amenities of this region, which makes the selection and web shop browsing easier. Besides Croatian, the souvenirs offer browsing is also available in English and Italian.

Now Rijeka souvenirs can be purchased from any part of the world and the purchased souvenir will be dispatched to the requested destination by mail. Thus numerous emigrants from this area will be able to buy a souvenir or a gift from the region of their origin. Purchases can be made in kunas, euros and dollars through credit cards.