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Sights in the hinterland

[17/31] Vela gromača and remnnants of the chapel of Saint George

 


Gromače or drywalls are one of the distinct features of the island of Krk. The largest example of this type of folk architecture on the island is the so-called ‘Vela gromača’. It is located close to Kras, on the highest summit of Dobrinj Region, known as Kuševica (311 asl). The locals call this part of the Dobrinj Region Sveti Juraj (Saint George). The remnants of a Romanic chapel dedicated to the victorious saint in the fight against a dragon, Saint George, is also found in the vicinity of Vela gromača. It dates from 1230.

GPS coordinates: [Vela gromača] N 45 06.554, E 14 36.509
GPS coordinates: [Chapel of Saint George] N 45 06.709E 14 36.347



[16/31] Dolova



The abandoned village of Dolova or the enchanted island forest, as concluded by an excursionist who turned from the main road between Kras and Dobrinj onto a forest path that led him to the died-out village of Dolova.

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[17/31] Vela gromača



Gromače or drywalls are one of the distinct features of the island of Krk. The largest example of this type of folk architecture on the island is the so-called ‘Vela gromača’.

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[18/31] Park of the
glagolitic alphabet



The Park of the Glagolitic Alphabet (Park Glagoljice) in Gabonjin, opened in 2010, is part of the further efforts made by the citizens to ensure that the Glagolitic alphabet...

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[19/31] The trail of the
glagolitic writers



The Glagolitic alphabet is one of the trademarks of the Dobrinj Region.

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[20/31] Church of Saint Vitus



Until ‘the year 1100 after the birth of Christ’ (‘let od Hristova rojstva 1100’), the pastoral village located one kilometre from Dobrinj was nameless.

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[21/31] Remnants of the church of All Saints



The Frankopan family legacy encompasses the village of Sužan as well. It is located close to the Soline Cove (Uvala Soline) which you can see from the viewing post located next to the Church...

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[22/31] Remnants of the church of Saint Helen



A great woman of holy memory, Flavia Julija Helena, is better known here as Saint Jelena Križarica. The legend says that she participated in the search of the cross on which Jesus was crucified and died.

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Overview of all beaches and coves in the Municipality of Dobrinj