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About Stari Grad
Stari Grad, or Pharos, is the oldest town in Croatia, dating from 384 B.C., and can be found on the Northern part of the island of Hvar, on Croatia's Dalmatia coast. Stari Grad's beautiful location combines superb beaches with mountainous terrain, making Stari Grad a popular location with climbers and beach enthusiasts alike.
Stari Grad's ancient roots have left the town with a wealth of historical and cultural attractions that all will enjoy; you can visit remains from the Roman and Early Christian period, such as the remains of the villa rustica at Pod Dolom and the baptistery beside the medieval church of St. Ivan. Another place worth visiting is the fortified Dominican monastery with is home to an excellent collection of documents, books, paintings, stone monuments and fossils.
Stari Grad, which literally means `old town', has much to offer the visitor, from restaurants serving local food, to sports such as tennis, beach volleyball, miniature golf and water sports. Stari Grad also has frequent cultural shows and events.
Italy boasts a wealth of popular destinations and has something for everyone to enjoy.
Take a romantic gondola ride in Venice, see the ancient Colosseum in Rome, visit the leaning tower of Pisa, admire the many masterpieces in the Uffizi gallery of Florence or simply relax on one of the many beautiful beaches that can be found along Italy's miles of stunning coastline.
Florence is an often overlooked tourist destination. However, it is well worth a visit.The town was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and it still shows in the architecture of the city. There are many fine art galleries from famous artists - including the Galleria degli Uffizi, where you can see Boticelli's `Birth of Venus'.
The galleries themselves are often works of art, with the walls and ceiling ornately decorated with various brightly coloured murals.