Croatian underwater museum opens


Croatia It has become one of the most visited tourist destinations in Europe and the truth is that it is not surprising because this country bathed by the Adriatic has countless things to offer (beautiful beaches, more than 1,000 islands, picturesque villages, incredible natural parks ... ).

What the Croatian coasts did not yet have, nor those of practically any other country in the world, was a museum submarine, one more reason to visit the island, in case its 6,000 kilometers of beaches for all audiences were not enough.

An underwater historical park in Croatia

Thus, from now on, divers who dive into the turquoise waters of the Adriatic Not only will they be able to see the diversity of its flora and fauna, but they will also have the opportunity to visit Croatia's first underwater historical park, located on the island of Losinj.


The value of the museum

This underwater museum is located a few meters from the sea surface and houses replicas of Venetian cannons, amphoras of antiquity, anchors from the 4th and 5th centuries and machine guns from World War II, among other objects found in Croatian waters. Without a doubt, the biggest attraction is a replica of the "Apoxyomeno of Croatia”, A Greek bronze from the 4th century BC. C. which is one of the best preserved Greek statues of this type. The replica that divers can enjoy is in its natural size, measures 1.92 meters high and is located standing in the deepest part of the underwater park.

Beginner Divers Program

Although the visit to this submarine historical park is ideal for expert divers, there is also a program for all inexperienced people, the “Discovery Dive”(55 euros), which includes a class on the use of diving equipment, the tour with the instructor and a souvenir diploma of the first dive. Of course, you have to book it one day in advance.

Via Crucis, underwater museum by Blue Nautica Trogir (June 2022)


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