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[an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive] Stari Grad Plain is a cultural landscape that has remained intact since the 4th century BC, when Ionian Greeks colonized it. The fertile plain in Croatia is the centre for growing grapes and olives in the country.

The landscape of Stari Grad Plains features stone walls and shelters. They bear testimony to ancient land division as practised by the ancient Greeks.

Stari Grad Plain was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee which was held in Quebec City, Canada on 2-10 July, 2008.

Photos of Stari Grad Plain

Stari Grad, Croatia
Stari Grad, Croatia
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Stari Grad archaeological site, Croatia
Stari Grad archaeological site, Croatia
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authorshipSamuli Lintula
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World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 43 10 54 E 16 38 19 in the county of Split-Dalmatia
Inscription Year: 2008
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: II, III, V

Visiting Stari Grad Plain

Stari Grad is the oldest village on the island of Hvar in Croatia. Car ferry ply between Hvar City and Split. From the car ferry terminal you can take buses to explore Hvar.

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