Let’s continue with CREATURES Good Practices with Regional Agency DUNEA and its example on how to make use of scientific research, conservation and preservation of Republic of Ragusa heritage for new smart & creative sustainable tourism offer.
What is the good practice?
Digital Interpretation and 3D model of the 16th century altar of the St. Jerome church are available in the Heritage Centre in Slano, charming coastal town near Dubrovnik with rich maritime and religious heritage. By using a mobile app near multimedia totem, visitors can follow the process of the restoration and get insight on artistic elements: along with religious elements of the Holy Family and the angels, an altar features paintings of a traditional ships of the RepublicoRagusa.
Why is it interesting?
It is one of the best examples of conservation, valorisation and interpretation of cultural heritage in joint project of Dubrovnik Neretva County, Regional Agency DUNEA, Municipality of Slano and Croatian Conservation Institute Dubrovnik focused on new media and digitalization.
Why is it valuable?
Experts of Croatian Conservation Institute researched and restored the 16th century wooden altar of St. Jerome church in Slano. The altar was built in Napoli and donated to the parish by a wealthy local family of sea captains and merchants. The altar is one of the finest examples of the art of woodworking and religious fine art.
Read more about the Heritage Centre Slano here.
Let’s discover more about Digital Interpretation and 3D model of the 16th century altar of the St. Jerome church and other Good Practices from Dubrovnik Neretva County in CREATURES E-catalogue!