Did you know that Nin has saltpans which date back to Roman times and the biggest medicinal mud site in Croatia? Saltpan testifies about one of the oldest economies of Nin.
In the eastern part of the Nin’s Lagoon there are salt fields. Saltpans testify about one of the oldest economies of Nin and salt harvesting still done in a natural way. In Nin, generations have hand harvested salt with lots of love. The salt is produced by the sun, sea and wind. Offer of products are in the salt pans, and the most famous are flower of salt and chocolate infused with it. In the surroundings of salt pans on the swampy terrain there are swamp birds and this is a favourite place for bird watchers and ornithologists.
On the legendary beach, Queen’s beach, there is a baby beach, and nearvy there is thalassotherapy clinic in the open with medicinal mud. Treatments and rehabilitation with the mud therapy are successfully performed for over 50 years.
Did you know that Nin is 3000 years old and belongs to the oldest cities of the Mediterranean?
Discover why Nin used to be the centre of the Liburnians in the 9th century BC, important harbour on the Adriatic coast, Roman municipium, the first political, religious and cultural centre of Croatia. Nin is rich in cultural treasures, a rare example of the world culture: one Judas silver coin from the 4th century BC, the remains of the largest ancient temple on the east coast of the Adriatic Sea from the 1st century, a replica of the Baptismal font of Duke Višeslav from the 9th century, the original old Croatian boat Condura Croatica from the 11th century, the coronation church of St. Nicholas from the 12th century, the miraculous statue of Our Lady of Zečevo from the 13th century. Museum of Nin Antiquities, The Church Treasury Gold and Silver of Nin and finally the Museum of Salt treasure 3000 years old historical items of Nin.