The Legend of Lokrum island

The Legend of Lokrum island

The curse of the monks from Lokrum is a well known legend even outside Croatia and people have been comparing it with the curse of the Pharaohs. The expelled monks cursed the island before they left - later possessors and owners - kings and princes died of unnatural causes.

The legend of the Stone Gate

The legend of the Stone Gate

In the time when there was no bridge over the trench, when it wasn't necessary to defend the city from plague or Ottomans, in the Stone Gate lived a pious widow, Mrs. Modlar.

Decorated Easter eggs and the palm twigs

Easter eggs by dulist.hr

Easter is the greatest Christian holiday so it is not unusual that many customs have developed under the protection and influence of the Church.

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