National Park Krka

National Park Krka

Krka is a National Park since 1985. the seventh in Croatia. It is located in Šibenik -Knin County.

Krka

National Park Krka has seven waterfalls: Rošnjak, Manojlovac, Bilušića buk, Brljan Miljacka , Roški and Skradinski buk.
The most visited parts of national park are Skradinski buk and Roški.  Skradinski buk is the seventh and the longest travertine barrier on the Krka river. The combined waters of the Krka and Čikola Rivers flow over the 17 steps into the Skradinski buk, distributed along 800 meters in length.
Roški is situated about 36 kilometers down stream of the Krka river spring. It is made up of series of small cascades, followed by numerous backwaters and islets. The main part is at the end of the barrier, where the Krka crashes down 15 meters into Visovac lake.
Trips have been organized from Skradinski buk to the Visovac island, where since 1444. is situated the Franciscan Monastery of Our Lady of Mercy and the Church of Our Lady of Visovac. During the stormy history, Visovac was and has remainded as the island of peace and prayer.

The third waterfall in the series and the tallest one is Manojlovac.  In year 2011.  the road for the viewpoint was repaired and opened to visitors. There You can see a plaque in honor of Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph I,who frequently visited Manoljevac with his wife Elizabeth to admireits beauty.

In the heart of Dalmatinska Zagora region stands a gem of ancient history, the Roman military camp Burnum,  located at the perfect position which allowed the control of the passage across the Krka River. You can see the arches of the command buildings in the camp, the only military amphitheater in Croatia and several walls of the military exercises area. All artifacts are presented at the Burnum Museum in Puljani, opened in 2010.

At the Krka National Park You can visit the ethnological monuments. Also, at the restored water mills visitors can see the presentations of milling wheat,washing and pounding of cloth, weaving of fabrics and floor mats, horseshoe smiting, plugging, planting and the preparation of food in old kitchens.

There are about 100 caves and pits (40 of them are within the boundaries of Krka National Park) along the course of the Krka river.Nearby, You can see several early Croatian fortresses from the 14 th century: Kamičk, Trošenj, Nečven, Bogočin and Ključica.

 

enjoy in long walks at National Park Krka!

 

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