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Makarska observatory which was implemented in the existing memorial center of the WW II., and new Astro park opened 12.05.2017., is new and unique astronomical, cultural, educational, recreational and tourist complex in the World!
2 adults and one 8 year old visited. We had not previously been to anything like this and we were lucky enough to visit on Makarska day so it was free (although made a small donation.) The clear sky made for a beautiful viewing of...More
Gloryan G, Manager at Makarska Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
We (2 adults) visited observatory on Thursday (only day open in low season) with 2 teenage girls and one 7 year old boy. First we enjoyed of the 30 minutes film, which told us about the stars, galaksies etc. After that we bought a ticket...More
Gloryan G, Manager at Makarska Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
The observatory was immediately behind the apartment that we rented and we walked up there to take a look. We didn't spend a long time there but to be honest my impression was that it was a bit run down.
This is a great project you need to support and visit, you get to view the planets for the price of a coffee. The kids loved it, I could have stayed all evening and viewed the sky's.
The grounds have a good view of the...More
Gloryan G, Manager at Makarska Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018
Interesting place. Located on the small hill in the Makarska Old City,
close to the port.
Another entrance is from the market-side "beach promenade" by the stairs,
just cross the road near the food market !
After 3 non successful visits (windy and cloudy days)...More
Gloryan G, Manager at Makarska Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018
We give our best :-)
The next 30 days is recommendation to come from 21:30 because of the length of the day, and of course on the nice weather (not open on Sundays and holidays) :-) Best regards!
Wife and I visited the place on a quiet Friday night where the sky was perfectly clear.
Saw Venus, Jupiter, distant galaxies and my favourite, the crescent moon.
The guy onsite gave my wife and I a very good 'tour of space' and we were...More