SMILJAN

  • SOON Nikola Tesla EV Rally passing through Tesla’s Birthplace!

    Welcome to the Nikola Tesla EV Rally in Croatia, officially the most beautiful and quietest rally in the world. It is an event in his homeland that would have made Nikola Tesla proud. An event whose past participants have included the mother of Mr Modern Day Tesla, Maye Musk,...
  • NIGHT WITH TESLA Fun after dark at Nikola`s house

    Museums, art galleries, and cultural institutions across Croatia are getting ready for the 15th annual “Night of Museums” in Croatia traditionally held on the last Friday of January. “Night of Museums” at the Nikola Tesla Memorial Center in Smiljan begins on Friday at 6 pm with an exhibition “Tesla...
  • EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS Inside the church where Nikola Tesla was baptized

    We all know that the great inventor Nikola Tesla was born in Lika in Croatia, “at the stroke of midnight” in 1856 during a summer storm. Nikola’s Baptism Certificate, in the Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade, states that he was born on June 28, and christened the very next...
  • BORN AT THE STROKE OF MIDNIGHT Our 10 favorite Tesla`s Quotes

    The great inventor Nikola Tesla was born at the stroke of midnight, as July 9th became July 10th 1856, to which we say, happy birthday! At the exact time when Tesla was born a crack of lightning filled the sky. A scared midwife turned to Nikola`s mom and said...
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    Ashley Colburn’s Video Guide for Lika

    Ashley Colburn, a two-time Emmy award winning television producer and host just released her new video called “LIKA – Ashley Colburn’s Video Guide” that takes us on a trip through Lika. She visited many locations including Plitvice Lakes National Park, Rastoke, Smiljan, Barać Caves… “Lika is a region that...
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    TESLA’S MOTHER Georgina Đuka Tesla

    Georgina Đuka Tesla, Nikola Tesla’s mother, was born in the village Tomingaj in 1822 into the family of Serbian orthodox priest Nikola Mandić (1800-1863), after whom Tesla got his name, and Sofija Mandić (born Budisavljević) from Gračac in Lika. Georgina came from one of the oldest families in the...
  • Lika-Senj County on 11 foreign markets – Tesla and Pag main attractions!

    The Croatian Tourist Board is currently conducting a campaign on social networks, portals and other online channels to promote Croatia’s post-season and autumn on 11 foreign markets. Some of the main attractions include themes like Nikola Tesla and his Memorial Centre in Smiljan under the motto “This Place is...
  • Nikola Tesla Museum

    Nikola Tesla museum is located at the birthplace of Nikola Tesla, one of the greatest minds of all time. This museum was opened to celebrate the occasion of 150 years since Tesla’s birth You can see his birth house, a church where his father was a priest, a multimedia...
  • From Smiljan to Plitvice – we had a great time in Croatia!

    A 24 years old Denisa from Slovakia is a travel lover and this year she chose Croatia for the third time! “This year my family and me decided to visit Senj because it is literally the closest sea to Slovakia.  As a family of travelers and tourists, we never...