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The name of the Kamplin square derives from the Latin word campulus or campellus meaning meadow. It was historically used for various occasions. In the past, the square was the venue of knight jousting tournaments, and on the edges of the square there were spas and gyms. The square is also known as “Na Ciljah” (“On point”) because of the horsemen competition in javelin throwing. The Venetian providur Antionio Vinciguerra mentioned the competition as Palio in his reports. The competition was held twice a year. In the past, the square was the perfect location for the accommodation of public buildings such as the town hall, municipal offices and providur palaces.
Category: Other attractions, Old town,
Kamplin square (old town), Krk 51500
45.025956, 014.576299 (45°01’33.4″N, 014°34’34.7″E)
GPS coordinates: 45.025956, 014.576299 (45°01’33.4″N, 014°34’34.7″E)
Address: Kamplin square (old town), Krk 51500
Kamplin square is located in the old town of Krk on the same address. On the square there are Frankopan Castle and Bishop’s Palace.
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do starog dijela grada Krka na glavni ulaz kod rive. Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema trgu Kamplin koji se nalazi u starom dijelu grada Krka na istoimenoj adresi. Na trgu se nalaze poznati Frankopanski kaštel i Biskupski dvor. Hvala!
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