Postira was established in 16th century whilst the first inhabitants were people from Dol and Poljice who moved out of their villages. Numerous stone houses in the port testimonies about the former Brač landowners; among them stands out the Lazanić family’s castle in which Croatian poet Vladimir Nazor (1876 – 1949) was born. The Parish Church built in the middle of 16th century is called after John the Baptist whilst under it have been found remains of an early Christian basilica from 6th century. Even other archaeological sites witnessing the long history of Postira: Mirje on the Mali brig hill where an early Christian monastery complex has been found as well as Lovrečina, one of the most beautiful sand beaches where the early Christian church from 5th/6th century is located.