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VIS ISLAND


The town of the Vis is situated in a large, naturaly protected bay the bay St. George on a north side of the island facing the island of Hvar and Dalmatian mainland, to Vis town belong 11 villages namely Brgujac, Dracevo filed, Marinje, Milna, Plisko filed, Podgorje, Podstrzje, Rogacic, Rukavac, Stoncica and Vis, district includes city Visa eastery half of the island and the western part of hte island of Vis is located within the city of Komiza, the first settlement on the site of Visa under the name of Issa was founded by Greek colonists of Sicly from Syracuse in the fourth century BC, the main source of income Visana are their vineyards and wine production, today the population working mainly in the tourism and hospitality industries, there is also the palm tree nurseries on the east coast, Visani have a few of their specialites such as Visa cvita, hip, excess cake of Visa, monuments and landmarks of Visa are the remains of the ancient town od Issa like baths, necropolis, theater and part of the port, villas Hvar and Vis royality - Hektorovic, Jaska, Garibaldi, Dojmi Delupis, the rich heritage of sacred like Parish church of Our Lady of Spilica, St Cyprian, St Spirit, the Franciscan monastery, shrine of the Assumption, works from various historical periods like Venice, England, Astro-Hungary, city architecture from 19 century and erly twentieh century, neo cllasic and art Nouveau, Croatian home, house Tramontana, elementary school, Vis is probably the oldest urban settlement on the Croatian territory, Brass Band Vis, muesum with a rich archaelogical collection from ancient Issa in insaid of the fortress Lady Batarija, Vis amateur Theater "Ranko Markovic", every summer in Vis are tournaments in football wich involvs every tims in Vis.

 

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