Hvar is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Hvar one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Hvar is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Hvar or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Hvar. Explore the historical monuments of Hvar with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Hvar guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Hvar page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Hvar landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Hvar.
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Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
09:00 am - 03:00 pm
Located atop a hill on the old town, this 16th century citadel was restored during the French rule. The fortress houses a prominent collection and amphorae from middle ages.
You can hike up the hill and enjoy the panoramic view of the Hvar Islands.
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setaliste put kriza, Hvar, Croatia
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
An ancient monastery with no recorded period of construction, though the first renovation took place in early 14th century. The white Cypress trees in the surrounding and great architecture make it worth visiting.
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Trg Svetog Stjepana, Hvar Town, Croatia
09:00 am - 09:00 pm
A Roman Catholic cathedral in the town of Hvar, St. Stephen’s cathedral is also known as Katedrala Svetog Stjepana. It is one of the most impressive buildings of Hvar and is built on the site of a 6th century Christian church and later a Benedictine convent of St. Mary.
The current structure dates back to 14th century with the pulpit, the sto...
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This is a small island located along the southern shore of Hvar. It is protected as a nature park and enthrals visitors with its untouched natural beauty, hidden coves and crystal clear waters. The coves have been serving as a place for anchorage and safe harbours. Scedro is also believed to be the site for epic battles like the one between Pompeiu...
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Hvar Island, Split-Dalmatia County, Dalmatia, Croatia
This is one of the oldest towns in Europe and a UNESCO world heritage site located on the northern side of Hvar Island. Ideal for a day trip from Hvar, Stari Grad also offers a pleasant vacation for a couple of days.
Attractions and must-visits include:
Stari Grad Museum
Old Town Walls
Stari Grad Plain
Roman Villas (villa ru...