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A special attraction in Slunj is Rastoke, a watermill settlement which was, due to its natural ethnographic and constructional significance, placed under the protection of the State Directorate for cultural and historical heritage, according to the Nature Protection Act, and listed as a rural entity in the immovable cultural heritage register. Rastoke was created in a play of nature where blue-green waters of the Slunjčica river poured over travertine rocks into the Korana river, thus creating a multitude of waterfalls, rapids, small lakes and cascades. More than three hundred years ago a village with watermills, stamp mills, rotating barrels and terraces above water emerged among cliffs and islets, thus creating a perfect harmony between man and nature, that can be experienced in Rastoke ever since.
After seeing Rastoke, many visitors refer to them as “the Small Lakes of Plitvice”, but Rastoke are much more than that. Besides being a natural phenomenon, it is also a place where people have been living for hundreds of years in harmony with nature.
TURISTIČKA ZAJEDNICA GRADA SLUNJAUlica braće Radić 7
+385 47 777 630
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GRAD SLUNJTrg dr. Franje Tuđmana 12
+385 47 777 102
+385 47 777 122
SLUNJSKI DEKANATTrg Zrinskih i Frankopana
Društvo prijatelja Slunja i Rastoka