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Review of Galerija Mestrovic

Galerija Mestrovic
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US$ 45.56*
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Split Walking Tour
Ranked #2 of 121 things to do in Split
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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. It is surrounded by a Mediterranean garden which, with its bronze sculptures and the view of the sea and of central Dalmatian islands makes a unique example of landscape architecture.
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We were so fortunate that our tour guide changed a few things around so that we could to to this gallery. His work is emotional and beautiful. We had had a talk about his before we went to the gallery which helped a lot. Took a cab from the boat dock and walked back (which took about 35 minutes). You can take pictures - took a lot of them.

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"ivan mestrovic"
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"wood carvings"
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"his life"
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"beautiful sculptures"
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"famous sculptor"
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"art lovers"
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"overlooking the sea"
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"talented man"
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"great art"
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"a short taxi ride"
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"summer residence"
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"summer home"
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"each piece"
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"small chapel"
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

.. filled with evocative sculptures. I'm not a particular seeker out of sculpture but I'm glad we found this one. We walked there from Split, took about 20 minutes and well worth it. Also, after visiting this place walk on a bit further, about 8 minutes, and visit the chapel associated with it. Again, so evocative.

2  Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Treat yourself to a lovely half day out. Walk along the Marina and then along the coast taking in superb views. After 20mins, walk up to the road and this magnificent Museum. The building and views are outstanding and the the sculptures on a par with Rodin. Absolutely beautiful in every respect. A true must see

3  Thank Baldrick141
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

If you like sculpture, don't miss this lovely museum, and visit the chapel just down the road too. Sorry we didn't have time to travel to the mausoleum where Mestrovic is buried as well.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We walked out to the gallery from the centre of Split along the road but found on our return that it is possible to walk along the waters edge (which was a much more pleasant experience).

Some of the work that is normally in the gallery was on loan to an exhibition in Poland - but enough remained to make it a very worthwhile experience (particularly the statuary placed in the garden)

Thank Alastair C
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