Tulove Grede

Tulove Grede (Tulo, Tulovice) are the peculiar karst phenomena on Velebit. They are located in the Velebit Nature Park.

Tulove Grede is an exposed rocky ridge composed of many steep limestone cliffs, about 1 km long. Many legends and folktales are related to those cliffs. There, dragons laid eggs and Velebit fairies lived in them. The third mythological being that many believed to have lived there is a Black Queen who brought misfortune. The mountain pass Kraljičina vrata (Queen’s door) was named after this queen from legend. Its imposing look and feeling of awe caused once you see it will help you understand why there are so many legends and stories connected to this area.