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Omisalj

Omisalj

Omisalj is located on the northwestern part of the island and is the first island town that found when crossing the Krk bridge. The historic town center is situated on a cliff 85 meters high and dominates this part of Kvarner. With the city of Krk, Omisalj is the oldest living town on the tourist island tradition for more than 100 years. About a thousand years before Christ lived in alj are Illyrians, then the Romans, and in the seventh century it came Croatians. In the 11thOmisalj century was an important center of Glagolitic literacy and, in the 12th century is referred to as Castri musculi (from the Latin Ad musculi - the place of shells), and in the 15th century, the dukes of Krk Frankopani it built one of its four castles. Because of this Omišalj now rightly bears the title of the city - the monument. Cultural and architectural heritage Omisalj extremely rich. Confirm that the remains of a Roman city Fulfinum the first century Christian basilica from the 5th Mirinecentury, and many other historical monuments. Part monumental 'offer' Omišalj exceeds chichi island neighbors, and in some categories even unique in Kvarner. Omisalj particularly abundant in more than a thousand years old which early medieval reliefs and elsewhere in coastal regions have a lot in a small alj saved them more than in some European countries.

Offer in Omisalj : Grocery shop, cafe bars, restaurants, museum / cultural heritage.

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.

Omisalj