Cultural tourism Capljina
Cultural tourism is defined as travel persons outside the residence with a view to the search for new experiences and experiences that meet their cultural needs. Cultural tourism also includes visits to cultural and historical sites in the distant and recent history of the tourist destinations, museums and galleries, churches, musical and theatrical events and performances, music and, more recently and visits to concerts of pop culture. That is considered to be cultural tourism motivated learning about cultural heritage, art and culture of life and work in the nation visited tourist area. Characteristics of demand for this type of culture is characterized by the fact that it is a broad spectrum of tourists covering different age groups and education, but with an indication that interest in culture increases with age. Cultural tourism is a younger branch of tourism that emerges from the needs of all educated tourists and their needs work on myself, learning and entertainment needs through introducing the history and tradition, and is motivated by the creative cultural activities related to the activities that have been preserved from the past such as learning traditional skills through cultural tourism product with religion, gastronomy and tourism literature or contemporary art production.
The city of Capljina is located on the right bank of the river Neretva, not far from the Croatian border. Here, the main municipal hall is located. Parts of the city are Gradina, Vrgorac, Musa, Capljina-city and the New part of town. The outerlying towns are: Dretelj, Tasovcici, Grabovina and Struge (strong local community). The archeological habitats are: a roman town, a cemetary on Kuka, a burial ground covered in tombstones on Kuka (destroyed), Mala Gradina (a prehistoric and roman town), Morgorjelo-villa suburbana, etc. Many monuments are located in Capljina: the statue of King Tomislav in King Tomislav Square, in front of the post-office an untitled sculpture by author Ante Brkic and in front of the hotel „Morgorjelo“ (which was destroyed in the war) there is a sculpture called „The Flower of Hercegovina“ (Cvijet Hercegovina) who's author is Franjo Beslic.