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Osor ( ) is a village and a small port on the Cresmarker island in Primorje-Gorski Kotar countymarker in western Croatiamarker.

Osor lies at a narrow channel that separates islands Cres and Lošinjmarker. The channel was built in Roman times to make sailing possible. Now the islands are connected with a rotating bridge.

The first settlements of the area date in the prehistoric times. In Roman times, Osor, then called Apsoros, was an important center of trade on the route to the ports of Northern Adriaticmarker. After the fall of Roman Empire, Osor became a part of Byzantine Empire and was a seat of archdiocese since the 6th century. In 841 it was burned down by Saracens, in the 10th century, it came under Croatian rule.

Today, Osor is a tourist-oriented town, with sculptures of Ivan Meštrović scattered around the center. Several camping sites are located near.


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