The slopes of Kamenjak, the Mount St. Damian in Barbat, can still be seen the imposing ruins of the centuries capturing the imagination of local residents and curious explorers. Until now, experts and researchers differently and incorrectly determined mainly by the dating of the remains of this historic assembly, and they were reported as early medieval, pre-Romanesque or mature medieval, Romanesque or Gothic.Only in recent times have come to the realization that these are the remains of one of the series of the early Byzantine fortifications Justijanove reconquest of this part of the Adriatic coast in the first half of June. century. The central building inside the fort is certainly the church, a single nave with a broad semicircular apse at the east end.The original form of the church can be reconstructed only in the layout, because the north and south wall of the partially and fully commissioned facade. Analyzing all the characteristics described remains and taking into account their distinctive accommodation, without any doubt, we can say that this bell fort one in a series of magnificent fortifications to control the borders of the Byzantine Empire from the time of re-conquest of the eastern Adriatic coast, ga took Justijanov generals Belisarius.
Region : Island Rab
Rab is a part of the Kvarner Bay archipelago in the Adriatic Sea, north of the Croatian. Together with the ancient town, in various scattered over the island is situated seven other idyllic places: Barbat, Banjol, Palit, Kampor Mundanije, Supetarska Dear and Lopar. It inhabits approx. 9000 inhabitants, who live mainly by agriculture, fisheries, shipbuilding and tourism baljena Our tradition of organized tourism is today already 120 years.
Location : Barbat
Iskrcavajući with the ferry, you'll arrive in Barbat, which is recognizable by sandy beaches, rich fishing tradition, good restaurants, ecological agricultural products, small shipbuilding and, above all tourism, things that make this place a paradise for small boaters. Barbat lovers of history can offer a trip to the interesting remains of early Christian Greek fort on the hill st. Damjan, the hosts and guests and enjoy the 16th
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