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In Sibiniquo — this word was written in 1066 on one of the gift deeds by Croatian King Petar Kresimir. This is the first mention of the name of this ancient Croatian royal city.

SibenikThe Middle Ages left Sibenik a dense and irregular network of stairs and streets as well as a Gothic cathedral by master architects Juraj Dalmatinac and Nikola Firentinac.

In more modern times, the city developed towards Donje Polje, Subicevac and the Krka River. Sibenik is a tourist and festival city with a rich cultural life.

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Sibenik Region
Map of Sibenik Region

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A REGION OF NATIONAL PARKSNational parks
The Zadar-Sibenik region is situated in a national park ring. The Plitvice and Paklenica national parks in the north and Krka National Park in the northeast surround the region, and on the coastal side the region is enclosed by Kornati National Park and the Telascica nature park. The distinctive Vransko Lake is situated between Zadar and Sibenik and is abundant in fish while numerous wading birds reign the shoreline.

 

Krka National parkKRKA NATIONAL PARK
The Krka National Park has seven impressive waterfalls, out of which Skradinski Buk is the most magnificent.
Krka National Park Board




VisovacVISOVAC
The Paulist monastery from the sixteenth century, on the widest part of the Krka river.



 

Kornati National parkKORNATI NATIONAL PARK

Spread out over an area of 300 sq. km, with about 140 large and small islands and cliffs and a total land area of 69 sq. km, the Kornati island group is unique in the whole Mediterranean. Peasant and fishing huts are scattered along gentle and well-protected bays of the surrounding islands (Zut, Ist, Kornat, etc.).

Today they are a favorite destination for seafarers and tourists who enjoy a private and active vacation. The natural beauty of the Kornati Islands is famous throughout the world.
The Kornati National Park Board