Murter Kornati
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Murter Kornati

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Above the town of Murter, Croatia. On the top of Vrsina hill, you can visit the church of St. Roch (Rocco) from 1760. and enjoy the magnificent view of the island of Murter and its 4 towns: Murter, Betina, Jezera and Tisno. Island of Murter is also considered the entrance of world famous Kornati archipelago

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