Veli Lošinj, CROATIA

Veli Lošinj was first mentioned in 1398 under the name Velo Selo. The oldest core of Veli Selo was created in the transition from the 13th century. in XIV. century around the Romanesque church of St. Nicholas from XIV. st. The original settlement was of a loose type, the houses were placed according to the position of the agricultural land, and not in relation to the street lines. In the XV. century, a defense tower was built, built for the defense of the harbor and the settlement, but also because of pirate attacks on the fleeing population.

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