Winter panorama of Gospic with the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Source: pearlsofcroatia.com
Gospic is the administrative centre of Lika-Senj County. It is located in the very heart of Lika, near Novcica River. Thanks to its central location, between the north and south of Croatia and the rich history, the city cherishes a long cultural and economic tradition. With the development of the road and railway traffic, at the end of the 19th and the 20th Century, Gospic also developed its tourist offer. This is primarily reflected in activities such as hunting and fishing, hiking, the opening of tennis courts and the first tennis club in Croatia. The century old tradition of catering and tourist
Statue Marta, by Robert Franges Mihanovic, as a memorial to the construction of the water supply system. Source: lika-online.com
offer of hotels Ante and Ana, or motels Maki and Macola, has lately been expanded to include the varied offer of private lodging, apartments, rooms, guest houses and rural tourism buildings. Hosts will gladly rent apartments to guests in Gospic and surroundings, whether on vacation or just passing by. Ecological preservation, clean water and soil, rich flora and fauna make the potential of hunting, recreational and excursion tourism bloom, and today's visitors are offered many activities, from cave research to paintball, in the Adventure Centre Rizvan City in the village of Rizvanusa.
Memorial Centre Nikola Tesla in Smiljan, near Gospic. Source: croatia.hr
History aficionados can admire the remains of Turkish conquests - towers of Aga Senkovic and Aga Alic where the remains of the circular floor plan known as the Rajcic city can be seen. Furthermore, the visitors can experience indigenous Lika products and participate in the manufacturing of products such as "crvenkapa" (the traditional Lika hat) or "dangubica" (tambour from Lika). Also, only four kilometers away is the village of Veliki Zitnik with the memorial house of Ante Starcevic, "father of our homeland", and in Smiljan, which is only six kilometers away and which certainly attracts numerous foreign guests, are the memorial house and the memorial centre of the world-known inventor Nikola Tesla.
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