DID YOU KNOW?

DID YOU KNOW?

Interesting things - DID YOU KNOW?

  • The Velebit Botanical Garden is one of the 2 mountain botanical gardens in Croatia.
  • Velebit degenia is the rarest plant in Croatia.
  • 3 out of 8 National Parks in Croatia are located in Lika Destination. 
  • 58% of the area of Croatian National Parks is located in Lika.
  • In the area of the Lika destination, there is the largest protected nature area in Croatia - the Velebit Nature Park.
  • Cerovac Caves (Velebit Nature Park) are the largest cave complex in Croatia and the largest cave bear site in Croatia.
  • In the destination of Lika, there is Lukina Jama - the deepest cave in Croatia.
  • The first Croatian printing house was located in Kosinje, where the first book in the Croatian language was printed. 
  • The Gacka River is the third longest sinkhole in the world.
  • Trout in Gacka grows 5 times faster than in other rivers due to the amount of oxygen in the river.
  • The town of Otočac is mentioned on the Baščan plaque.
  • After Hvar, Udbina has the highest number of sunny days in Croatia.
  • The Roman Missal printed in Senj, i.e. the Senj Glagolitic Missal is the fourth Croatian incunabula and the first work of the Senj printing house.
  • The art of making coklji - has been declared an intangible cultural asset of the Republic of Croatia.
  • Due to its geographical location, 3 climates alternate in the Lika destination (Mediterranean, continental and mountain).
  • In Lika Destination, there is the only cave park in the world - Grabovača Cave Park.
  • About the Samograd cave (Grabovača cave park), the first newspaper news about a cave in Croatia was published in 1889.

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