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Novigrad, Dalmatia, Croatia

Panorama of Novigrad that is surrounded by a narrow way on the coast of Novigrad Sea. Source: ferienwohnungen-rovinj.com

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Novigrad is a picturesque town that has preserved its medieval form. It is the centre of Novigrad municipality that also includes villages of Pridraga and Paljuv. It is located in a narrow bay on the south side of the Novigrad Sea. It has been inhabited since the prehistoric times. The remains of a medieval fortress have been preserved on a steep hill above Novigrad. Novigrad was named after the fortress Castrum Novum that used to be a Roman tower. Within its foundations, there are also the remains of an Illyrian fortress. The fortress was rebuilt at the beginning of the 13th century and was remodeled
Novigrad, Dalmatia, Croatia

Many cultural and entertainment events are organized during the Novigrad Summer. Source: lotos-croatia.com

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several days after that. It was abandoned only in 1797, after the fall of Venetian Republic. It is known for being the place where Hungarian-Croatian queens Elisabeth and Mary, wife and daughter of King Louis the Great of the Angeovin dynasty, were imprisoned. English King Edward VIII and Lady Simpson, famous 20th century lovers also visited this area. The king was unable to agree on the price of lobster with a fisherman, although it was being sold to him at royal prices. In 1934, Spanish King Alfonso XIII spent time here, as well as the famous English architect, Jackson, who
Novigrad, Dalmatia, Croatia

Fortica of Novigrad - medieval fortress from the 13th century (in Latin: Castrum Novum). Source: tourist-croatia.com

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designed the prettiest palaces at Oxford University and a part of Zadar cathedral bell tower. Novigrad has two organized pebbled beaches, and the nearby Prigrada has sandy beaches Vrulje and Cuskijas. Once you've arrived to the sea of Karin (with your own boat via Karin Strait (Karinsko Zdrilo) or by car via Pridraga) you can also visit the beaches of Donji and Gornji Karin (Upper and Lower Karin). Apartments are available in Novigrad and in other places we mentioned. Other than apartments, accommodation is also available in aparthotel Castrum Novum and Adriasol motor camp. Other than accommodation, in the summer, Novigrad also offers fun during organized fishermen's nights and a rich cultural program. Narrow streets, sacral buildings and stairs that lead to the fortress are the setting of such events. Fish and shells from Novigrad Sea are the foundation of quality Dalmatian cuisine that is offered.

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