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Zaostrog

26
Sep 2013

About human habitation of this peaceful littoral place, since Roman times, witness numerous antique monuments.

Nowadays, with only 350 inhabitants, it is a popular tourist place. Along the beautiful pebble beach there is an ally of pine trees and many catering services. In centre of Zaostrog is located the most cultural, religious and educational seat of Makarska shore. The Franciscan monastery of St. Mary in Zaostrog holds a beautiful church, botanic garden, fascinating museum collection, lapidary, great library with oldest printed books on earth and a gallery with permanent exhibition one of the most famous Croatian painters –Mladen Veža.