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Monument to a “seagull”

The monument “Keeping up with the times” also known as the monument to a “seagull” is a reminder of the beginnings of modern tourism in Dalmatia. This unique sculpture depicts a charming Dalmatian, a conqueror of women (known as “seagulls”) and a young foreign woman who represents the future of Dalmatia in tourism. Together they are stepping into the future of tourism and it is a common custom to touch the young woman’s breast in the hope that it might bring happiness. Worth a try …

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