Murter is a village in the northwestern part of the island.  First it was  called Veliko Selo (XIII. century) and Srimac , but in 1715. got its present name. It stretches towards the bay Hramina, were marina was built and the bay Slanica, known as the most beautiful beach on the Sibenik Riviera.

 Old Murter (Village) is a place of authentic stone arched alleyways, vernacular and simple houses, stone walls overgrown by climbing plants, and with the modest but inventive features of a valuable architectural ambience.

Main occupations are farming, fishing and tourism.