Supetar is the biggest place place and the administrative centre on the island of Brač.. It is located in the north of the island and is oriented to the mainland, from which it is separated by the Brač channel. It’s connected to Split by ferry.
Given the fact that it’s history can be traced to Roman times, the town is full of historical heritage. What should you absolutely not miss out on seeing when you come to Supetar? Find out in the continuation of this text.
A 17th-century church that the fire failed to destroy
The Church of the Annunciation of Mary can be found in the centre of this place and is protected as cultural heritage. It was constructed at the beginning of the 17th century. However, in 1729 it suffered damage in a fire and needed restoration. The restorations were completed four years later in baroque style, which has remained as such until today.
Supetar is full of cultural-historical sights
The white dome of Supetar’s cemetery
This very interesting neo-Byzantine mausoleum is the work of sculptor Toma Rosandić and dominates the local cemetery. The small church of St. Nicholas with two early Christian sarcophagi and remains of a Roman villa is also there.
Very old church with a fantastic view
Above the town lies one of the 19 early Romanesque churches on the island of Brač, the little church of St. Luke. It’s almost a thousand years old, and was renovated around twenty years ago. The oldest preserved boat in Croatia is housed there. From its proximity, it offers a stunning view of the Brač channel.
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Gallery of the father of modern Croatian sculpture
The most well know Supetar artist and the pride of his fellow locals, Ivan Rendić is the father of modern Croatian statuary. His monument collection can be found in the gallery which bears his name. It’s worth a look!
The oldest settlement on the island - Škrip
One of the most frequented islands in the whole of Croatia can be found in the nearby place of Škrip.
It’s located in a 16th century tower which the old Illyrians, who were the old inhabitants of this area built the base of. In a very rich collection, you’ll see objects from the stone age, the everyday life of the Illyrians, Roman altars and inscriptions, remains of early Christian art...
Škrip is the oldest settlement on the island and a must-see station during your holidays in Supetar
Supetar and its surroundings, as well as the whole island of Brač, boast a rich history and a rich present.
This summer, treat yourself to a holiday on Brač - it will be unforgettable!
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