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National Park Mljet

West part of island is very broken. Because luxuriant vegeration, various fauna and rich cultural legacy is a third of island from year 1960 National Park. National park includes lakes: Veliko jezero, Malo jezero, bay Soline, part of coast with near islands and villages Polace, Pomena and Govedari.

Both lakes are connecting with sea via two narrow false channels. Sea’s tide makes strong sea circulation, which is drive by water mills. Veliko Lake has surface 145 ha and max depth is 46m. St. Marija with benediction monastery from 12th century is situated at south part of island. Surface of Malo jezero has surface 24 ha and max depth is 29,5m. Because low circulation is temperature of water in lakes about 4 degrees higher than in the sea, in the winter time is about 8 degree lower. Oysters are in both lakes. It is forbidden to swim in lakes. Cruises are possible.
Island  Mljet - Benedictine MonasteryIsland Mljet - Benedictine Monastery
Black Monk monasrety
Island  Mljet - Hag by SobraIsland Mljet - Hag by Sobra
Island Mljet - Hag by Sobra
National Park Mljet - Sight-seeing boatNational Park Mljet - Sight-seeing boat
Sight-seeing boat
Island  Mljet - Monastery of Saint Mary on the islet in the Big LakeIsland Mljet - Monastery of Saint Mary on the islet in the Big Lake
Small island on Big lake
National Park MljetNational Park Mljet
Sight of island
National Park Mljet - Odysseus's bayNational Park Mljet - Odysseus's bay
National Park Mljet - Odysseus's bay
Island  Mljet - Old bridgeIsland Mljet - Old bridge
Old bridge
Island  Mljet - ProzuraIsland Mljet - Prozura
Island  Mljet - Rocky coastIsland Mljet - Rocky coast
Rocky coast
Island  Mljet - SaplunaraIsland Mljet - Saplunara
Island  Mljet - Small lakeIsland Mljet - Small lake
Small lake
Island  Mljet - Sutmihol bayIsland Mljet - Sutmihol bay
Sutmihol bay