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Dalmatia - Šibenik
The wild beauty of a white karst stone washed out by salt and wind dives into the blue sea.
Immersed in the central Mediterranean lies a fortified city on the sea, a library of historical and cultural wonders, protected by limestone cliffs and mountains, blessed with more than 240 islets and rocks in its archipelago, numerous vineyards joined into a unique song of urban city.
Imagine yourself in the 15th century, observing the astonishing building of white stone ripping the clouds, without a shred of wood or any other binding material support. For a moment you would certainly feel like dreaming. Today, this is the most significant building in the area of Northern Dalmatia. Unique Gothic and Renaissance style of building with 71 heads fitted in its exterior and with sculptures and mosaics fitted in its interior - the Cathedral of St. Jakov (James) is included in the UNESCO's World Heritage List. The Cathedral was being built for more than hundred years.
Gods had mercy when drawing this landscape, from the National Park of Krka River, its karst environment, waterfalls and Visovac islet where the Franciscan monastery lies, to the canyon of Krka River where the oldest Orthodox monastery found its place, from the picturesque vineyards in Primošten to the National Park Kornati which looks like white tears spread over the blue sea.
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