Batarija in Trogir part of ‘The World’s Greatest Sporting Arenas’ film series
- by croatiaweek
- in Sport
Batarija Stadium in Trogir on Croatia’s Dalmatian coast is unique in that it is bordered on three sides by protected cultural monuments, the Kamerlengo Fortress and the Tower of St. Mark on the north and south sides, while west of the stadium is the Marmont Gloriette, a hexagonal stone monument.
Batarija is known as the home of the Trogir Football Club, founded in 1912.
The unique location and surroundings of Batarija were recognized by the world-famous production company CWMNIDA, which in its four-episode series “The World’s Greatest Sporting Arenas” decided to include Batarija where, in addition to the stadium and its unique surroundings, they filmed NK Trogir take on NK Omladinac from Vranjica.
Thus, Bataria found itself in the company of some of the most famous stadiums in the world, such as Anfield in Liverpool, Croke Park in Dublin, Olympic Stadium in Seoul, Sapporo Dome in Japan and many others.
From Korea to the US, Germany, India, n the series, the story of some of the most prominent sports venues in the world will be told.
The production travels the world to get to know these spectacular locations. On their journey, they will discover the culture, history, architecture and design of each stadium and meet the people who bring these amazing constructions to life.
This four-episode series is sponsored by BBC ALBA, S4C and TG4, South Korea’s JTV and China’s LIC. The Tourist Board of the city of Trogir assisted the production in filming the location and provided other technical and logistical support.
This filming helps position Trogir high on the list of popular film destinations. Trogir with its unique cultural value is an excellent destination for film tourism.
The Tourist Board says it will continue to work on activities to promote the value of Trogir, while attracting and assisting foreign film productions during filming in Trogir.