Visit Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Starigrad and the National Park Paklenica
The amazing diversity of Croatian scenery will impress any visitor. Croatian scenery and life offers unforgettable vacation with its national parks, beautiful deep-blue sea, both sandy and stone beaches, mountains, plains, caves and other attractive sites that offer more than just vacation.
Starigrad is a city located at the foothills of the mountain Velebit, close to the famous national park Paklenica. It has been heard of since Roman times, developing from the old Roman city called Argyruntum. One of the most attractive historical monuments is well preserved medieval church from mid thirteen century with its massive cemetery monuments and engraved benches.
The other remarkable place to visit is Etno Kuca Masarovic (The Old-Style House of Masarovic). This house is remodeled to completely match the original, build in stone. It has also the original equipment used for everyday living attesting to a life without technology. This history of rich past and the life style of old times is an excellent example of long forsaken simplicity and survival without modern means. There is a great restaurant located on the site with the ethnic cuisine offered in this part of Croatia, Dalmatian coast. The food is simple, but extremely tasty and enticing with aroma.
One of the most visited national parks is Paklenica. It has several beautiful canyons that are abundant with caves and nature made sculptures. Paklenica is famous for hiking trips, so pack your hiking equipment and visit Croatia, Dalmatian coast and the Paklenica national park, the beauty of Velebit Mountain.
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