The river Krka springs at the foot of the Dinara mountain and flows into the Adriatic Sea near Shibenik. It is best known for its special landscape consisting of seven travertine waterfalls, and its course from Knin to Skradin has been declared a 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.Below the Skradinski buk waterfall is the Jaruga Hydroelectric Power Plant, the second oldest hydroelectric power plant in the world and the oldest in Europe. It was put into operation just two days after the first hydroelectric plant at Niagara Falls. The famous inventor Nikola Tesla had great merit in the construction of the hydroelectric power plant.
№335 in Other territories of Croatia