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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 Monastery Island Mljet - Benedictine Monastery
Black Monk monasrety
Island  Mljet - Hag by Sobra Island Mljet - Hag by Sobra
Island Mljet - Hag by Sobra
National Park Mljet - Sight-seeing boat National Park Mljet - Sight-seeing boat
Sight-seeing boat
Island  Mljet - Monastery of Saint Mary on the islet in the Big Lake Island Mljet - Monastery of Saint Mary on the islet in the Big Lake
Small island on Big lake
National Park Mljet National Park Mljet
Sight of island
National Park Mljet - Odysseus's bay National Park Mljet - Odysseus's bay
National Park Mljet - Odysseus's bay
Island  Mljet - Old bridge Island Mljet - Old bridge
Old bridge
Island  Mljet - Prozura Island Mljet - Prozura
Prozura
Island  Mljet - Rocky coast Island Mljet - Rocky coast
Rocky coast
Island  Mljet - Saplunara Island Mljet - Saplunara
Saplunara
Island  Mljet - Small lake Island Mljet - Small lake
Small lake
Island  Mljet - Sutmihol bay Island Mljet - Sutmihol bay
Sutmihol bay