Stari Grad

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Awash with sunlight and a lively atmosphere, this charming coastal town is full of historic landmarks, nice beaches, and great eateries.

Stari Grad (literally Old Town) is a town on the northern side of the island of Hvar. One of the oldest towns in Europe, its position at the end of a long, protected bay and next to prime agricultural land has long made it attractive for human settlement. The most ancient part of Stari Grad falls within the UNESCO Protected World Heritage Site of the Stari Grad Plain, while the entire municipality lies within the surrounding buffer zone. The town itself, and the surrounding area are rich in archaeological sites dating from pre-history and classical times. Permanent exhibitions in the Stari Grad Museum display the collection of artifacts found at local sites, both on land and under the sea.
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