In the very centre of Komiža there is a library named after a prominent Croatian writer Ranko Marinković, born in the town of Vis. In the library there are also the titles in foreign languages.
The library is at the address: Komiških iseljenika 1, Komiza.
Phone: +385(0)21 713 216
towns of Komiža and Vis, there are also interesting open-air cinemas. During
the hot summer nights, the open-air cinema under the starry skies, definitely
has a certain charm and a touch of romance.
particular, the cinema in Komiža is one of the oldest cinemas in Croatia, and
presents unavoidable part of a cultural offer in Komiža. Although being among
the oldest, this cinema is equipped with modern digital devices – thanks to
this, there are always the most recent film titles on the programme. (there is
more on Mediteran cinema fb page)
Web: Cinema/Kino Mediteran
Open-air cinema, address: Hrvatskih mučenika 17, Komiza
Fisherman’s Museum, Komiža: This museum contains a rich collection of original items of fishing boats and fishing equipment belonging to the fishermen from Komiža, for centuries known as the best masters in the Adriatic Sea. There is also a displayed collection of fishing tools, used for fish processing, highly developed in the past. Amongst the exhibits, a special attention is drawn by a replica of the famous Komiža’s fishing boat – Falkuša.
Address: Riva sv. Mikule 4, Komiža. Phone: +385(0)21 713 019
Archaeological Museum, Vis: The museum is housed in “Batarija”, the main fortress built by Austrians, during their rule at the 19th -century. This museum has the largest collection of amphoras in Croatia. It is particularly interesting to admire the collection, uniquely exhibited in the same way as arranged in the ship’s lower deck, when transported across the Adriatic.
In the museum, there is a collection of Hellenistic
monuments, among the largest ones in Croatia, and the artefacts from the
In the museum there is also the Ethnographic Section
showing the exhibits from the local people’s lifestyle – the items that tell
the stories about the fishing, the wine growing, habitation, etc.
Address: Viškog boja 12, Vis. Phone: +385(0)21 711 729
GSM: +385(0)91 799 0276