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Krk

Krk

Krk is the northernmost of the Kvarner Islands. It is sometimes called the Golden Island...

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Krk is located between the city of Rijeka to its north, the island of Cres the its west, the island of Rab to its south, and the Croatian coast to its east. Krk is also the name of a town situated on the south side of the island of Krk. In ancient Roman times, it was called Curicum or Curicta. The island of Krk has always been a prominent center of Glagolitic literacy. The oldest Glagolitic monument from Krk is the "Bašćanska Ploča" (Baska Tablet). Among many Glagolitic monuments on the island of Krk are Vrbnik Statute and Vrbnik Missal. The Glagolitic alphabet was used on the island of Krk until the 19. century. The island is connected to the Croatian coast by a bridge. Therefore, you do not need to take a ferry or boat to get to Krk. Major tourist towns on the island, from north to south, include Omišalj, Njivice, Malinska, Vrbnik, Krk, Punat, and Baška.

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