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PODSTRANA- ancient autochthon village

The ancient village Podstrana is embedded beneath the hill, sheltered from the wind and protected by Saint Fabian, after whom is named the church on the top of the hill.
view from Gornja Podstrana
At distance of 15 km from town Split, 2,5 km from the sea, following serpentine road you will climb up to a place where you will think that the time has stopped for at least 100 years. At approximately 6 minutes drive from the main road, you will have a breathtaking view of sea, islands, town Split and fishing village Stobreč.
view from Gornja Podstranaview from Gornja Podstrana
It is ethno village, one of few conserverd, with almost all stone houses and ruins under strict protection and marked as historical and cultural heritage. Therefore, on this territory it is strictly forbidden to build houses and where there’s a construction area, it is required a minimum of 1 500 m2 land area and house cannot be higher than 6 m.
Ethno village Gornja PodstranaEthno village Gornja Podstrana
Another feature is a new local road that is being built from Trogir to Omiš and it will be at distance of approximately 500 m from the village which will enable inhabitants an easier access to Split airport etc.
Podstrana is one of rare jewels where a harmony between ancient and new will be achieved thanks to local planning.
view from Gornja PodstranaPodstrana
Authentic nature and abundance of spring water givee the village a special charm .
Here you can see all our photos from Gornja Podstrana

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