The Wall of Ostrica


The Grebastica rampart, or locally popularly called the Croatian Great Wall of China, is located on the smaller Oštrica peninsula. The rampart with walls was built in 1497 as a defensive fortress in the fight against the Turks. After its defensive function, the complex was given a whole new role in the 17th century. Namely, it served as a quarantine for plague sufferers. Later, the locals of Grebastica used the walls as a shelter from terrible pirate attacks. After that, the entire fortification system actually completely lost its importance and was neglected. Today, the complex is a recognizable symbol of the place, and animals - muffins - have found a home here.

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