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Old Croatian Boat
The Old Croatian Boat Condura Croatica
The boats called Condura Croatica were found at the entrance to the port of Nin in 1966. They sailed during the 11th and 12th century, and were taken out of the sea in 1974 when the desalination, conservation and restoration began in Zadar. It is supposed that these very boats were mentioned by the Emperor Constantin Porfirogenet when he spoke about the old Croatian navy. Interestingly, these are the smallest but the deadliest war ships in world history. They were 8 m long and narrow, with the ribs and panelling of the boat’s starboard connected with wooden and iron nails. Today, the discovered Condura Croatica is kept in the Museum of Nin Antiquities in a special pavilion, and a replica is exhibited in the sea near the lower city bridge.
Category: Other attractions, Old town,
Kralj Petar Krešimir coast, Nin 23232
44.241606, 015.181786 (44°14’29.8″N, 015°10’54.4″E)
GPS coordinates: 44.241606, 015.181786 (44°14’29.8″N, 015°10’54.4″E)
Address: Kralj Petar Krešimir coast, Nin 23232
Old Croatian ship is located in the old town of Nin, in The coast of king Petar Krešimir IV street (right next to the entrance to the old town near the lower town gate).
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do Starohrvatskog broda koji se nalazi u starom dijelu grada Nina, na Obali kralja Petra Krešimira IV (odmah do ulaza u stari grad, kod donjih gradskih vrata).
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 Starohrvatskom brodu koji se nalazi u starom dijelu grada Nina, na Obali kralja Petra Krešimira IV (odmah do ulaza u stari grad, kod donjih gradskih vrata). Hvala!
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