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The Baška Table

The Baška Table originating from the year 1100 is one the most significant monuments of early Croatian literacy. According to academician Branko Fučić, the most prominent researcher of the table, as well as academician Eduard Hercigonja, the language of the table is Croatian – chakavian dialect, with elements of the liturgical Church Slavonic language and the script is the Croatian Glagolitic script. The table was found in the church of St. Lucija in Jurandvor near Baška on the island of Krk in the mid 19th century.

Mirina Basilica

There are remains of the grand Early Christian basilica from the 5th century, under UNESCO protection, to be found in the vicinity of Omišalj. This basilica is the only preserved church building of this type, not only on the island of Krk, but in the whole of the Croatian seaside. The layout of the basilica is in the form of a Latin cross, with a rectangular apse, and it was built on the outskirts of the old Roman town of Fulfinum from the 1st century.

The Franciscan monastery of St. Mary Madeleine in the village of Porat in the Dubašnica region

The monastery church of the Franciscan Third Order has St. Mary Madeleine's polyptych on the main altar, a lateral St. Nikola's and St. Roko's altar and a wooden Gothic crucifix. The special features of this monastery are also the large ”toš”, a mill and press for olive processing, an ethno collection and a museum with valuable exhibits, as well as a lapidarium with replicas of the oldest Croatian Glagolitic inscriptions.

Vela placa

Vela placa is the main square of the town of Krk, one of the most valuable sights of the entire island with a 15th century town hall situated on it. There is also an interesting story about the layers found under the today's ”Vela placa” Square which hold a hidden fraction of Krk's history and go back to the early Roman period. Nowadays, during the season, numerous manifestations take place at the ”Vela placa” Square and it is, therefore, the liveliest place in the town of Krk.

The Krk Inscription

The Krk inscription, found on the wall of the canonical house staircase in Krk, is a fragment of a larger stone table on which a stone-mason's hand left an imprint of letters in the 11 century. Belonging to that period makes it one of the oldest known Croatian Glagolitic inscriptions. A today unknown building of the Benedictine Glalgolitic monks, three of their abbots and three Old Croatian names (Dobroslav, Radonja and Rugota) are mentioned on the inscription.

Košljun Franciscan Monastery

On the island of Krk, in the Punat Bay, not far from the town of Punat, a small island of Košljun and a Franciscan Monastery have found their place. Archaeological findings, the stone capitals (8th century), the remains of the Benedictine abbey with St. Bernard's church and the foundation of the three-naved church (11th/12th century) in the Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary witness the ancient traces of civilization, and the legends move the historical narration even further back in history.

The Frankopan Castle and the Krk Cathedral

The Frankopan Castle, which through history had an important role in defending the town of Krk, is located on the Kamplin Square. Besides the Frankopan Castle, the most recognizable motif of the town of Krk is the Krk Cathedral built in the 5th century where the Roman thermal spa used to be. This unique complex consists of several church buildings: the Cathedral of the Ascension of the Virgin Mary, the Church of St. Kvirin and the Church of St. Margaret.
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