The town of Gospić is located in the central part of Lika. It is at the same time its administrative, economic and cultural center. Gospić has a population of about 6500. Gospić was settled in the Neolithic and was first mentioned in 1574.
Its name is associated with various intriguing legends. This city of turbulent history was an important center of the former Military Frontier. We suggest you visit the Lika Museum and experience the history of this interesting city through striking exhibits.
Just 7 km from Gospić is the Nikola Tesla Memorial Center in Tesla's native Smiljan. Be sure to visit the numerous natural attractions of Lika that are at your fingertips while you are in Gospic. Here you will find many opportunities for an active vacation in the magnificent nature of Lika.