BIBLICAL GARDEN STOMORIJA-SANCTUARY OF OUR LADY OF STOMORIJA
On the southern slopes of the Kozjak in far 1189th The church of St. Mary of Špiljana, now called Lady Stomorija, was raised. At this location, which combine spirituality and nature is based Biblical Garden.
On the southern slopes of the Kozjak in far 1189th The church of St. Mary of Špiljana, now called Lady Stomorija, was raised. At this location, which combine spirituality and nature is based Biblical Garden. There for centuries growing trees, olives, figs, vines and plants that are mentioned in the Bible. Devotion to nature lovers planted are still many other types such as Judas tree, laurel, action, spicy and fragrant herbs etc. The lobby includes Memorial - a stone, the work of sculptor Mark Gugić that says: In memory second coming St.. Pope John Paul II. zasnovasmo Stomorija Biblical Garden in the bay. commoners castle 27. September 1998. Facing him is his olive trees planted by the Holy Father blessed the same year in Split. North of the church is decorated terraced area Jidro, under whose ancient olive trees, and the glory of Croatian greats, set Column stone megaliths. These great men in their creativity inspired the Bible so that mention - St. Jerome (translation of the Bible into Latin), Juraj (built religious buildings), Mark Marulić (poem Judith and others), Bartol Kasic (translation of the Bible in Croatian) and Ivan Mestrovic (sculptor biblical motifs). On an island in the creek, welcome every chance to wish a wooden sculpture of Noah's Ark, the work of renowned artist Vasko Lipovac. CFM through the cobbled Lady field, on which the cross becomes represented fragrant myrtle bushes, leads to the Cross of life, the works of sculptor Kažimira Hraste. On the lookout with a beautiful view of the bay and Kastelansko field, planted a small vineyard as a monument to a farmer and lozi. It, along with other native species of vines, lies and Kastela crljenak in the world, especially in California (USA), known as Zinfandel, which originates from the Castle. Thanks to the efforts of the City Administration to renew the city's parks, people and organizations that seek to harmonize the castle necessities of life and preserve the environment, the City of Castle in 2003. in the category of cities won the bronze award Entente Florale awarded by the European Association for Flowers and Landscape (The European Association for Flowers and landscaping) from Brussels.
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