Makarska as it once was

Makarska a look into the past

Many of you know Makarska as a popular holiday destination and most know the many sights in all their glory.
But do you actually know what this city used to look like? How did the city experience the change of government, the post-war period and what did the infrastructure look like at the time? Well, we had the opportunity to get to know about it and got to see many of these pictures in an FB. Many of the locals exchanged pictures with each other and so many memories were awakened.
Even locals hardly recognize Makarska and one is amazed.

Makarska had because of its location, this fortification was important in the past.
Makarska’s past goes back to ancient times and served the Slavs who immigrated in the 7th century as a base for their piracy. Turks and Venetians took turns, whereby Venice was able to hold its own for a long time; followed by the Austrians and, for a short interim period, the French.

For more pictures, feel free to hava a look at this page.

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