Stari Grad, Travel Guide for holidays in Stari Grad, Dalmatia
Stari Grad – Points of interests
Stari Grad is historical heart of the island of Hvar. Stari Grad was originally named Faros by the Greek settlers from the island of Paros, who arrived in 384 BC. . In Roman times, the town became known as Faria, which was turned into Hvar by the incoming Slav population. Because of its position in the middle of the Hvar island, for centuries Stari Grad was a safe harbour to sailors, which have been welcomed by town inhabitants on harbour promenade. The town is surrounded with pine tree forest and cooled with summer breeze maestral. A walk through the Stari Grad center, narrow streets and small squares brings the whisperings of the past times.
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