Pražnica is a small inland village and also one of the oldest. It is said that this is where the people of Pučišća descended onto the coast. Today, around 400 people live there, 400 meters above the sea level. It is one of the most traditionally preserved places on the island, showing of it’s rich tradition of farming as well as traditional housing – there are many small cottages and sheds built around houses, to shelter animals during winter.If you love diving into the rich cultural background, you must visit the religious sights Pražnica has to offer.
First must visit stop is the local cemetery, ‘Cimatorij’. Then, there’s the chapel where a famous Renaissance stone relief completed in 1467, is being kept. It is said that this relief came from the workshop of the famous Stonemason Nicholas Florentine. Finish your religious tour with the Church of All Saints, built in 1638, where you will find elements of Romanesque-Gothic style from the 17th century.