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Vrlika is a small town in the interior of Split-Dalmatia County. The nearest major cities are Sinj, Knin and Drnis. The oldest evidence of human life in this region dates back to 30,000 BC. During the Bronze Age, between 1900 and 1600 BC. In Christ, in the area of ​​the municipality of Vrlika, there was a so-called Cetina culture.Archaeologists have found ancient graves, a sword from the Bronze Age and other smaller objects dating from that period.These findings have clearly shown that in the past this land was densely populated.
In 1406, King Ladislav of Naples gave the fortress Prozor, at that time Castrum Werhlychky to the Croatian nobleman Hrvoje Vukchich. During the medieval period, Vrlika, along with the rest of the Balkans, experienced invasion and subsequent occupation by the Ottoman Empire. During the Ottoman rule, the local population of Vrlika was forced to convert to Islam or leave. Many native settlers from Vrlika traveled to the island of Olib in the Adriatic Sea off the Croatian coast.

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Petra
My niece and I toured the old forts and fortresses and the learned something about the infrastructural designs of the past visible moso of them.
Lars
The ancient graves of Vrlika made me curious on the ancient history. I learned a lot about the culture, religion and beleifs of the ancient world from these rare graves.
Elias
The tour guides were so considerate during most of the tours we made. It was an amazing experience to learn about Vrilka with such friendly people.
Ursula
I enjoyed exploring my hotel's neighbourhood while riding a bike. Sometimes, I would take a stroll around so as to catch locals in their day to day activities.
Dareau
My appetite could not be satisfied with the native Croatian delicacies. Drinks were served after every meal, and this made my stay so romantic.
Tess
We sailed while admiring the landscape of the town from the lake. It was a very peaceful, fulfilling alone time.
William
My children and I enjoyed horse-racing in the morning and in the evening, we rode well-maintained powerful quad bikes.