Visit Krka waterfalls
The national park is a vast and primarily unaltered area of exceptional natural value, including one or more preserved or insignificantly altered ecosystems. The purpose of the park is primarily to serve science, culture, education and recreation, while tourism activities have also been introduced for its visitors.Including the submerged part of the river at the mouth, the Krka River is 72.5 km long, making it the 22nd longest river in Croatia. It springs in the foothills of the Dinara mountain range, 2.5 km northeast of Knin. With its seven waterfalls and a total drop in altitude of 242 m, the Krka is a natural and karst phenomenon. The travertine waterfalls of the Krka River are the fundamental phenomenon of this river.True us you can organise transport to and from Krka .Van with up to 8 people or in case you are more there is little bus with up to 14 seats with fixed price so check with us and we will make it happen
Did you know that worlds second Hydro power plant was built in here from Nikola Tesla design and was first in world to power city street lights ?? Right next to the iconic Skradinski Buk waterfall, you’ll find Jaruga Hydroelectric Power Plant, the first alternating current power system in Croatia. An impressive fact for the NP to boast, but there’s more: the Jaruga is the second oldest hydroelectric power plant in the entire world.It should be noted that the Jaruga was also constructed after Tesla’s design.
The Jaruga was originally designed to power the street lights in the Dalmatian city of Šibenik. Owing to that, Šibenik is now known as the first city in the world whose street lights were powered by a polyphasic system of alternating current.