Meštrović Kaštelet, Split

Meštrović Kaštelet, Split

The Kastelet once was a summerhouse for the Capogrosso family. The home was built in the 16th century and then converted into a chapel after Meštrović purchased the building in 1939. The Meštrović Kaštelet features one of the greatest works from the sculptor – 28 wood carvings representing the life and death of Christ. The crucifix inside the church is also special. It dates back to 1916 and is the earliest work in the church.

Why You Should Visit:
To be in antique times, in the chapel's medieval spirit and in the early 20th century at the same time!

Tip:
You are meant to buy your ticket at the main Meštrović gallery before coming here.

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Meštrović Kaštelet on Map

Sight Name: Meštrović Kaštelet
Sight Location: Split, Croatia (See walking tours in Split)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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