Nin among the stars
Nin is a town of long tradition and a glorious past and its natural beauties ensure it a special place in Croatian and European tourism. Not only is Nin a tourist star but also a real celestial star. Namely thanks to astronomers from the Višnjan planetarium in Istria, Damir Marković, whose mother is form Nin, and a friend of his, Korado Korlević, the asteroid which they discovered on the 14th February 1996 under the ordinal number 10,175, their initiative has the name Aenona, the name of the oldest Croatian royal town Nin.
It is not by accident, Aenona is an asteroid whose parametres have been determined so that its existence has also been confirmed by the World's Planetarium Centre, Minor Planet which has its headquarters in the USA. Indeed Nin is a double star-tourist and celestial.
QUEEN'S BEACH IN NIN
In Nin large areas of sandy beaches are spreading up to 8 kilometres. Certainly the most beautiful and best known is the Queen's Beach. The Legend has it that when Croatian king Tomislav would come to Nin on vacation, the Queen would spend most of the time on the beach near the medicinal mud site. One day the king joined her and said: „When we come to Nin this place will be only yours, this is heaven on earth and this is your beach."