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city Krk

city Krk

City of Krk, the legendary blind Greek Homer in his famous poem mentioned Koureto, which the researchers associated just with the inhabitants of the island. The city is dominated by the cathedral complex, although not at a greater position. Krk's cathedral, with the famous castle town Frankopanski motive. Early Christian basilica built in the 5th century on the site of Roman baths. During the following years, the cathedral experienced a variety of styles, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque through to today. It was first mentioned in written documents in 1186, and dedicated to the Assumption of Mary. The castle was built gradually from a number of elements. Today he is a square building, 27 m long and a 17 m wide, while its height perimeter walls of 9 m. In the north, the Kamplin the round tower. On the western corner is the square Frankopan courtroom, on the east towards the sea square tower, and on the western side is the observatory. In fact, Christianity came into the city early, which speak Illyrian epitaphs. The old town is entered through four doors and Krk intensively developed outside the walls only in the last few decades. The city walls with their doors had already been erected in the pre-Roman times and retained the same place today, albeit with many rearrangements, were determined by the internal layout of the city. Since the early Middle Ages in the city of Krk traces of catering, and its first guests were Czechs. Since then Krk with a series of new hotels and camp sites, a very strong center even at wider European levels. The city of Krk is today the administrative, political, economic and religious center of the island.

Offer in city Krk : Grocery shop, cafe bars, restaurants, ambulance / doctor, discotheque, casino, internet cafe, rent a car, rent a boat, tourist boat trips, museum / cultural heritage, minigolf, bowling (domestic), bikes for rent, beach volleyball, scuba diving, sports fields.

Region : Island Krk

The data on island colonization associated with the Illyrian tribe Japoden Liburna and then the Greeks, when the island of Krk belongs Elektridskim or Apsirtidskim. Roman lead to the end of the old era and the first century AD. However by the end of the 6th century Croats began to settle on the island become an absolute majority. On the island of Krk is very early Christianity arrived and is already in the 5th century. N. e. formed the diocese with the center in the city of Krk and the first known Bishop Andrew (680). Croats settled in families by castles and therefore today the island has four distinct dialect. At the end of the 12th century. Emerge from these genera and the famous Dukes of Krk-Frankopan. It is the only family on the Adriatic islands to develop its power in European razmjerima- originated from Vrbnik, and their estates were spread on the mainland: Trsat, Copper, Kraljevica, Crikvenica, Novi Vinodolski, Otocac, Brinje, etc. And are Frankopani at the peak of his powers possessed territory equal to half of today's Croatian.

city Krk