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Galerija Meštrović houses the masterpieces of Ivan Meštrović carved in marble, bronze and wood. The house was built based on Meštrović's design (1931 - 1939), and was intended to be his family summer residence, working studio and exhibition space...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Setaliste Ivana Mestrovica 46, Split 21000, Croatia
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Like a fairytale!
If you know at least something about this great artist, you will enjoy as a kid in Disneyland:) Take your time there, don't you hurry and finish with a coffee downstairs at the terrace with the most wonderfull view in Split.
We had some time to kill so decided to take a walk to this gallery. Loved the fact that it was basically empty. The gallery itself was enjoyable. The walk from the old town was about 15-20 minutes each way.
We walked out to Majellan Park and decided to visit the Gallery and Chapel. There are also a number of statues in the gardens.
They are both amazing places with some beautiful sculptures. It was very poignant to read his story and how his imprisonment...More
Do not miss this gallery and nearby church with his large wooden bas-relief sculptures. I was no previously familiar with this artist, but was entranced by him. Do not miss the mausoleum he designed and built near Dubrovnik.
This museum is outside the Old Town, further along the coast. It is a 45 minute walk as other reviews have noted. Alternatively it is a ten minute bus ride on the number 12 bus from Riva. The gallery features a lot of sculptures from...More