Krka Waterfall National Park
The national park is a vast and primarily unaltered area of exceptional natural value, including one or more preserved or insignificantly altered ecosystems.
The purpose of the park is primarily to serve science, culture, education and recreation. While tourism activities have also been introduced for its visitors. Including the submerged part of the river at the mouth, the Krka River is 72.5 km long, making it the 22nd longest river in Croatia. It springs in the foothills of the Dinara mountain range, 2.5 km northeast of Knin.
With its seven waterfalls and a total drop in altitude of 242 m, the Krka is a natural and karst phenomenon.
The travertine waterfalls of the Krka River are the fundamental phenomenon of this river.
The most frequently visited areas in of Krka National Park are Skradinski buk and Roški slap. Skradinski buk is one of Croatia’s best known natural features, made up of travertine cascades, islands and lakes.
The waterfalls are easily accessed and attractive for all true nature lovers, those interested in national customs and all those looking to enjoy the hospitality and culture offered here.
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Visovac Island is among Croatia’s most valuable natural and cultural values.
The Franciscan Monastery of Our Lady of Mercy and the Church of Our Lady of Visovac have stood here since 1445.
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