The poet´s bench
Everyone has their own bench somewhere-a special place where everything seems more beautiful, and where one thinks differently dreaming one's dreams. Petar Zoranić must have had such place in Nin dreaming about his homeland's freedom and love, new landscapes and the national language. It is not by chance that on the 500th anniversary of the birth of the famous writer, an initiative was started which is still ongoing, for donatons towards benches with dedicated inscriptions. Why would you not have one with a personal dedication in Zoranić's Nin, the first seat of Croats in the oldest Croatian royal town which another Croatian poet called the „Croatian Bethleham“?
By arrangement with the Tourist Board of Nin, the bench and the engraved plate can be bought independently or the host will do it for you. Along with the payment it is sufficient to arrange the inscription and this special bench will be waiting for you or those you dedicate it to.
This will encourage you to return to the place which belongs to everyone but is dedicated only to you...it is your bench, a place where you will after many years-recognise the beauty of the landscape and the strong hearts that connect you to people you like, places we gladly revisit and with each new visit we belong to more and more. Everyone somewhere has their place and their bench...
Did you know that in Nin there is the largest site of the medicinal mud in Croatia with 120,000 m3 of surface? Therefore, in 1960. Nin was registered at The Academy of Medical Sciences of Croatia as a thalassotherapy health resort and site of the sea peloid in North Dalmatia with a summer clinic in open for the bath therapy. The peloid – medicinal mud is located in the middle of the Lagoon of Nin, near the longest sandy beach in Croatia, the Queen's beach. Its beneficial and positive effects on human health have been recognized even by ancient Romans. Under the medical supervision therapy is held in July and August.