Kistanje is a small village along the river Krka and is one of the entrances to the Krka National Park. It was first mentioned in the 15th century, under the Latin name Kyztane. It was built next to the ruins of a Roman camp and a medieval church.The Krka Monastery (St. Archangel) is located three and a half kilometers from the village and is the spiritual center of the Orthodox faithful of this area. Next to the monastery is a Byzantine-style church. Below the church are the ancient Roman catacombs, which are open to visitors.The Kistanje entrance is one of the five entrances to the Krka National Park. Krka National Park was declared in 1985 as a karst phenomenon of seven travertine waterfalls of exceptional beauty. It is best to visit the park in spring or summer, when it is in full bloom and when visitors can refresh themselves in the clear water of the river.
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