Burnum is a Roman Legionary camp located nearby the natural beauties of the Krka National park. The camp was erected at the turn of the new era at a strategically important position from which the Romans could control the crossing over the Krka river, called Titius in Roman times.
Coordinates: 44°01’08.3″N 16°01’05.3″E
Burnum was once the camp of the Eleventh Legion of the Roman army (Claudia Pia Fidelis) from 42 AD, and was succeeded in 69 AD by the Fourth Legion (Flavia Felix). Auxiliary units (cohorts) were also stationed here. Epigraphic monuments indicate that during Hadrian’s era (CIL III 2828), in 118 AD, Burnum became a municipium (municipium Burnistarum) and the population grew around the camp.
Visitors today can see the arches of the headquarters (praetorium) of the camp and the only military amphitheatre in Croatia. Weapons, tools and objects of everyday use belonging to soldiers and civilian inhabitants are on display in the new Burnum museum (open to the public since 2010).