CULTURAL HERITAGE

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Except natural, this park abounds with cultural and historical heritage. Old town of Perušić, first time mentioned in 1071. is also in the boundaries of the park. In the last few years, arheological excavations collecetd valuable movable material that shows that fork Old town of Perušić is one of the rare fork in this area that survived  Ottoman occupation.  The Old town of Perušić  is also known as “Turkish tower”.

Only 50 meters northwest from the Old town is the medieval gothic church  of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, whose uniqueness is that during Ottoman empire  catholic church was converted into mosque.

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