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.

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.

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.

Parish church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and the bell tower

Parish church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and the bell tower

Crkva Uznesenja Marijina građena je u doba romanike, u 12. i 13. stoljeću. Izvorno, crkva je bila trobrodna, s tri istaknute apside na istoku.

Omišalj

Omišalj

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

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.