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Ston wallsSton walls
Ston walls have two entrances and one exit. In their western part, there is the entrance "A" on the pre-wall that leads to the tower of Arcimun, through Sokolić, Stoviš, tower "Nad vodom" and Barabanat tower, where the exit is "C", which closes the tour of the walls. Entrance "B" is in Mali Ston near the Koruna fortress, from which the entire Great Wall with a series of nameless and named (Dolina, Dobri, Gornja kula, position of Lastva) gothic towers, all the way to the Barabanata tower, where is the exit "C". From the summer of 2016, it is possible to visit the renovated tower of Veliki Kaštio.
SaltworksSaltworks
The Ston saltworks is the oldest and largest preserved in the history of the Mediterranean. With its current appearance, it dates back to the time of the Dubrovnik Republic. The whole system perfectly represents the production of salt from the Middle Ages. The method of production has not changed during all these centuriesm and ecologically healthy conditions guarantee the maintenance of excellent salt quality in order to meet the requirements of the modern economy.
Oysters in bay of Mali StonOysters in bay of Mali Ston
The Dalmatian coast has a very long history of mariculture. Traces of primitive oyster farming-petrified oak branches with attached oyster shells-were noted by Roman chroniclers. The first written documents date from the time of the Dubrovnik Republic. Records from the 17th Century provide details on the collection and sale of oysters.
FountainFountain
Public fountain was built in 1581. The fountain was once used to channel water from a natural source to the people of the town. The simple renaissance ornamentation and the three heads out of which water flows, as well as the inscription dedicated to the introduction of water to the town, testify to the significance this fountain once had.
LapidariumLapidarium
Ston lapidary, outdoor collection of the Archaeological museum of Dubrovnik, is located on the ground floor of the parish office in Ston. This collection is open for public due to cooperation with the local parish priest Miljenko Babaic. Collection has about 100 stone fragments, and most of them are decorated with interlace ornaments. They are dated in the period between 9th and 11th century.
Wine museum- PutnikovićWine museum- Putniković
Pelješac is known as the empire of wine and as a supplement to the concept of rural development in 2019, the first Croatian museum of viticulture and winemaking was opened in Putniković.
Wines of PelješacWines of Pelješac
Producing and growing wine is an 100 years old tradition on Pelješac. Carefully chosen soil and position are of the crucial importance for good red wine.
Olive growingOlive growing
Olive growing and olive oil production is a long tradition on the Peljesac peninsula. Centuries-old olive groves and a favorable Mediterranean climate favor high-quality olive oil.
ChurchesChurches
For the terms of the Roman division of land, the Ston field is a small, but extremely important arable land rich in water sources and the edge of which has been exploited by salt since prehistoric times. Numerous sacral buildings scattered across the field represent the most important archaeological heritage of the Ston field and their position is largely related to its ancient division
Napoleon roadNapoleon road
The Napoleon Road on Pelješac extends from Ston, south-east of Orebić and Viganj, to the north-west of the peninsula. This district route of the French roadway along the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea is 61,364 metres long.
The Gudnja caveThe Gudnja cave
A stratified prehistoric site on the Peninsula of Pelješac,near Ston,is one of those archaeological sites which has been for many years arousing a great interest of expert and scholarly opinion.
HistoryHistory
The monumental complex of Ston and its walls have a centuries-old history.Due to a rather prominent geogeaphical location,a short isthmus connecting the Pelješac Peninsula with the mainland,and extraordinary natural resources,fertile with anaboundance of water and salt,the Ston area was settled as early as the prehistoric times.The town area of the mediaeval Ston expanded over the southern slopes of Sveti Mihajlo(St.Michael Hill).A settlement on the top has existed since the prehistory.
GastronomyGastronomy
When in Ston or its surroundings, it is an imperative to go to at least one of many first class restaurants that have traditional specialties to offer.
White Carnival DancersWhite Carnival Dancers
White Carnival Dancers is traditional Carnival dances in village Putnikovići.
Folklore Ponikovska PoskočicaFolklore Ponikovska Poskočica
Folklore society Ponikve and their dance show, named "Ponikovska Poskočica", is established in 2012. They mainly represent dancing "Linđo" and singing traditional songs.
HKUD Music StonHKUD Music Ston
Croatian Cultural Artistic Society, HKUD "Stoviš" Ston, was founded in 1912. and since then, they attend and magnifies county celebrations, participate the visiting events with their parade and concerts. Today brass band has around fifty active members.
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