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Gardens in Stari Grad


This fortified house was built by artistic aristocrat Petar Hektorović (1487–1572) in the 16th century. At its heart is a lovely, lush Renaissance garden, set around the green waters of a pond stocked with mullet, a…
Monastery in Stari Grad

Dominican Monastery

Founded in 1482, this monastery was damaged by the Turks in 1571 and later fortified with a tower. Hydrangeas bloom in the cloister garden and there's an interesting little museum packed with fossils, ancient Greek …
Dalmatian in Stari Grad


Housed in a waterfront hermitage, built in 1487 for the monks serving neighbouring St Jerome's Church, this restaurant serves Dalmatian staples in an exposed stone interior and on the shaded terrace.
Jewellery in Stari Grad


Step through the gallery filled with kooky insect sculptures to Zoran Tadić's small and interesting jewellery workshop.
Dalmatian in Stari Grad


One of Hvar’s best restaurants and bars, Antika has three separate spaces: an ancient, rickety townhouse; tables lining the alleyway; and a bar on an upstairs terrace. It’s the place to hang out at night.
Art in Stari Grad

Maya Con Dios

Marine-themed paintings.