Trogir is a small town in Central Dalmatia in which every stone monument, within the old town centre is surrounded by the sea. In the 3rd century BC, Tragurion was founded by Greek colonists from the island of Vis, and it developed into a major port until the Roman period. The name comes from the Greek "tragos" (male goat). Trogir has a fascinating 2300 years of continuous urban tradition. It’s rich culture was created under the influence of old Greeks, Romans, and Venetians. Trogir has a high concentration of palaces, churches, and towers, as well as a fortress on a small island, and in 1997 was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List.