The parish church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the bell tower

The parish church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the bell tower

Today’s parish church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, topographically situated at the highest part of the village, is a single-nave hall church laid in the direction north-south...

The church of All Saints in Sužan

The church of All Saints in Sužan

The church of All Saints in Sužan dates back to 1514 when it was built under the patronage of the brotherhood of All Saints from Sužan.

The church of St George on the hill near Kras

The church of St George on the hill near Kras

The church of St George on the hill near Kras is only partially preserved, in the archaeological layer.

The church of St Philip and Jacob

The church of St Philip and Jacob

The Medieval church of St Philip and Jacob is situated on a hidden little hill above Soline.

The church of St Vitus

The church of St Vitus

The church of St Vitus is one of the oldest Dobrinj churches. It is assumed to have been built in 1100.

The church of St Peter – Soline

The church of St Peter – Soline

The cove of St Peter is mentioned already in the old Glagolitic document, a sale contract from 1379...

The castle, walls and archaeological remains in the café Volsonis

The castle, walls and archaeological remains in the café Volsonis

The walls of the city of Krk have been preserved almost entirely, while their oldest part dates back into the prehistorical time.

The cathedral, St Quirin and the bell tower

The cathedral, St Quirin and the bell tower

The Krk cathedral carries the name of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which according to the discovered inscription about the construction, probably existed in the second half of the 5th and the beginning of the 6th century...

Krk

Krk

The oldest traces of the city of Krk and its surroundings date far back into prehistory.

The church of St Clement in Klimno

The church of St Clement in Klimno

The church of St Clement in Klimno is mentioned in various sources already in 1381 as the property of the family Malatestinić from Soline.

The church of St Peter in Gabonjin

The church of St Peter in Gabonjin

The church of St Peter on the peak near Gabonjin was originally a Medieval church, dated into the 13th/14th century.

The church of St Mary of the Spring

The church of St Mary of the Spring

The remains of an interesting sacral edifice, the church of St Mary of the Spring is located in the camp Ježevac, on an elevated plateau surrounded by a forest.

The church of St Michael (Our Lady of Health)

The church of St Michael (Our Lady of Health)

The church of Our Lady of Health was dedicated to St Michael all until the middle of the 19th century, and it used to belong to the Benedictine monastery of the same name.

Mosaic with an image of Triton

Mosaic with an image of Triton

In a small alley leading from the main city square, Vela Placa, towards the south, there is the café Mate where archaeological research found a mosaic floor with a rich figurative illustration.

Monasteries on the Square of the Glagolitic Monks

Monasteries on the Square of the Glagolitic Monks

Ever since the 13th century, various documents, wills and statutes mention the monastery and the church of St Francis in Krk.

Fortičina

Fortičina

On the high grounds above the Omišalj bay, there are traces of the fortress Fortičina.

The Roman city Fulfinum

The Roman city Fulfinum

In the cove Sepen, just a few kilometres by air to the south of Omišalj, there is an inexhaustible site of archaeological heritage.

Old Christian basilica in Mirine and the remains of the three-apse church in the cove Sepen

Old Christian basilica in Mirine and the remains of the three-apse church in the cove Sepen

The remains of the still magnificent old Christian basilica, called Mira, built in the 5th century, rise on a flat plateau of the cove Sepen.

Omišalj

Omišalj

The small village of Omišalj is located in the northern part of the island, on a high hill above the sea.

Franciscan monastery – Glavotok

Franciscan monastery – Glavotok

The monastery of Third Order Franciscans, the so called Glagolitic priests, was located in the village Glavotok, isolated by the sea.

The remains of the church of St Apollinaire and the new parish church of St Apollinaire

The remains of the church of St Apollinaire and the new parish church of St Apollinaire

The old parish church of St Apollinaire was situated near the village Bogovići where even today the old cemetery and the bell tower can be found.

Archaeological site Cickini/lapidarium

Archaeological site Cickini/lapidarium

On today’s road from Omišalj towards Krk, near Malinska, there is a narrow path through the thick forest leading to an important archaeological site on the island of Krk called Cickini.

Malinska-Dubašnica

Malinska-Dubašnica

The small littoral place Malinska, which used to be an important port and a market, is today an attractive island tourist destination.

The isle of St Marco and the Byzantine fortress

The isle of St Marco and the Byzantine fortress

The Byzantine castrum is situated under the ridge of the isle of St Marco, on the citadel itself and it dates back to the 6th century.

Archaeological remains under the chapel of St Marco

Archaeological remains under the chapel of St Marco

Almost in the centre of Baška, there is a modest little church under which there are the remains of one of the most magnificent old Christian churches, not only on the island of Krk, but in the entire Croatia and the Adriatic.

Baška

Baška

The life in the Baška area was conditioned by the rich valley open towards the sea.

The church of St Chrysogonus in Milohnići

The church of St Chrysogonus in Milohnići

Near the village Milohnići there is a real gem of sacral architecture on the island of Krk.

Franciscan monastery – Porat

Franciscan monastery – Porat

The Franciscan monastery in Porat is dedicated to St Mary Magdalene. In the beginning, this was the site of a small chapel with a few monks arriving from Glavotok.

Sanctuary of the Mother of God of Gorica

Sanctuary of the Mother of God of Gorica

For a long time, even since the 16th century, the church has been the place of pilgrimage not only of the local population, but of the entire island.

Parish church of the Holy Trinity in Baška

Parish church of the Holy Trinity in Baška

As the people of Baška moved closer to the sea, the then parish church of St John was too far away for everyday liturgy, which is why the parish church of the Holy Trinity was built in Baška.

Monastery and the church of St Lucia

Monastery and the church of St Lucia

The church of St Lucia is located in Jurandvor, a small village to the north of Baška.

Locality Mira near Jurandvor

Locality Mira near Jurandvor

Along the road leading to Baška, near Jurandvor, there are the remains of an old Christian sacral structure from the 5th century, discovered recently, when a mosaic floor of an old church appeared under the plough field.

Korintija

Korintija

To the east of the bay of Baška, there are two deeply indented coves, Vela Luka and Mala Luka.

Punat

Punat

Punat is a tourist place situated in the picturesque bay in the south-western part of the island.

The parish church of St Stephen and the bell tower

The parish church of St Stephen and the bell tower

Župna crkva sv. Stjepana spada u starije kapitulske crkve, o čemu svjedoči glagoljska listina iz 1100. koja ju spominje. Crkvu je 1512. posvetio krčki biskup Dunat a Turre.

Dobrinj

Dobrinj

The Dobrinj area has always been densely populated since the prehistory.

The church of St John the Baptist and Kapari

The church of St John the Baptist and Kapari

Na putu koji vodi prema vrbničkoj luci (Namori) nalazi se crkva sv. Ivana Krstitelja, zaštitnika Vrbnika. Crkvu je u 14. stoljeću dao izgraditi pop Damjan, vjerojatno 1323. godine.

Gradec and the Frankopans

Gradec and the Frankopans

The famous locality Gradec is situated near Risika, almost hidden in the thick forest. The remains of the large Castle – the fortress by the princes Frankopans, have been preserved.

The church of St Marco

The church of St Marco

The remains of the modest, derelict church of St Marco are located on a protruding headland, near the village Risika.

The church of St George

The church of St George

The cove of St George, to the north of Vrbnik, contains the remains of a Medieval church of St George located on a protruding headland.

The church of St Mavro

The church of St Mavro

The remains of the old church of St Mavro lie on the top of the hill, to the south of Vrbnik, still covered in the landscape of low plants and dry walls.

Vrbnik

Vrbnik

Vrbnik is situated on the top of a steep hill, as much as fifty meters above the sea.

The church of St John

The church of St John

On the hill to the north-east of today’s Baška, there is the church of St John the Baptist. It is a Romanesque, monovolume structure with an apse protruding on the east side.

Archaeological locality of St Peter on Kanajt

Archaeological locality of St Peter on Kanajt

The remains of an interesting sacral structure, a kind of “church babushka”, were found in Puntarska cove in the area of Kanajt, above the marina.

The church of St George in Mala Kras

The church of St George in Mala Kras

At the site of Mala Kras, just a few kilometres south of Punat, there are the remains of the Romanesque church of St George.

The church of St Donatus

The church of St Donatus

The church of St Donatus stands on the sea coast in the Puntarska cove, at the crossroads of paths leading towards Punat, Vrbnik and Kornić.

Franciscan monastery – Košljun

Franciscan monastery – Košljun

The island of Košljun is a real gem situated in the bay in front of Punat. It was picturesquely described by the friar Mavro Velnić: “Being on Krk without seeing Košljun is like being in Rome without seeing the Pope.”

Parish church of the Holy Trinity

Parish church of the Holy Trinity

After receiving the Duke’s approval in 1766, the people of Punat decided to build a parish church.