The town of Oroslavje is situated on the sea shore between the two islands of Zadar and Rijeka. The region named after it has been under the administration of the Republic of Croatia since 1990. However, this was a remote region and not many could access it. Today, with modern transport facilities and air travel becoming available all over the world, this coastal town became a sought after tourist destination. There are many interesting things to see and do in Oroslavje, and it is a good place to start a trip to the Adriatic. The trip takes approximately two days to get through and includes stops at the cities of Dubrovnik, Split, Sibenik, Cerkno and Pula.
The most popular area for visiting in Oroslavje is the Old Town, which is built on an island on the river Danube. The architecture is a distinctive mix of Muslim and Catholic styles, and it is decorated mainly with white ceramics or wooden mosques. The most important monument here is the Cerkno Mosque, which is the world’s largest Muslim mosque. It is constructed out of the remains of an ancient Roman fort.
The city has two important commercial centres, both located on the island of Oroslavje. One is a hotel resort, while the other is a shopping centre. Tourists can find plenty of excellent eating, wine and clothing stores here. If you visit the Old Town, you will find buildings dating back to the 11th century. These are home to some of the best mosques in the region.
The cuisine in this region is also distinctive, having been influenced by the Muslims and the Croats. The city of Pula is an excellent place to start your trip to Oroslavje, with many interesting sites including a Croatian national museum and the world’s largest coffee house. While in Pula you should also try some of the region’s other wonderful restaurants and cafes. The Tivoli Restaurant is one of the best in the region, and you will find a variety of tasty dishes on the menu. Other restaurants include the Paradiso Baroque, the Elk Restaurant, and the Blue Moon.
Overlooked by the city of Oroslavje, but just a few hours away is the island of Spirinji. This is a spectacular area, rich in culture, history and architecture. A stay in Spirinji is an excellent opportunity to see the local arts and crafts. You will also be able to get a taste of the local Croatian food, which is unlike anything else in the world.
While in Oroslavje you should take time out to explore this region and experience the local culture. As well as visiting the towns above, there are many other interesting places to visit in this region. Some of the most popular sights include the village of Cerkno, the village of Dobrinj and the village of Rogla. As you travel through this region, you will encounter some unique architecture and a sense of local culture that you will find hard to forget.