Kaštel Lukšić

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Kaštel Lukšić
Kaštel Lukšić is located in Croatia
Kaštel Lukšić
Country Croatia
Region Dalmatia
County Split-Dalmatia
Municipality Kaštela
Latitude 43.33.18 N
Longitude 16.22.05 E
Surface (km²)  ?
Population 5,370 (as of 2011)
Time zone (UTC) UTC+1 CET

Kaštel Lukšić is a town within the administrative area of Kaštela in Dalmatia, Croatia.[1]

The town of Kaštela[edit]

The town of Kaštela is located on the coast of the Bay of Kaštela. It has over 40 000 inhabitants, and it is the second largest town in the Split and Dalmatia County. It stretches over the length of 17 kilometers. The town is specific because it developed around 7 settlements or around castles. Kaštel Lukšić is fourth of 7 kastels from East.

History[edit]

Castle

Kaštel Lukšić was built as a castle, by the aristocratic family Vitturi from Trogir, at the end of the 15th century.[2] Kastel Luksic was originally renaissance residency with the inside yard and sea around, but later was connected with the mainland.[3] Here is situated Kaštela Municipal Museum with permanent exhibition.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeanne Oliver, Croatia, Lonely Planet Publications
  2. ^ http://www.culturenet.hr/default.aspx?ID=23246
  3. ^ http://kastela.croatian-adriatic.eu/

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°33′18″N 16°22′05″E / 43.555°N 16.368°E / 43.555; 16.368