Babino Polje is one of the oldest settlements on the island of Mljet. The town is situated in the foothills of the Veliki and Mali Grad hills and comprised of three villages: Zadublje, Srčenovići and Zabriježe. Beneath the town is the vast and fertile Babino Polje, after which the town was named. This is the central and largest island town.
During the time of the Dubrovnik Republic, the Venetian Rector lived here and chaired the island region. During the 11th century, the first church was erected and dedicated to St. Pankracij, the first patron saint of the island. The town is the centre of the Mljet municipality, and is home to their elementary school, the post office, health centre with an outpatient clinic, the parish office of St. Vlaho, the cultural-artistic society "Natko Nodilo", the cultural centre "Zabriježe" and more. The town has several shops and a cafe.
Mljet Tourist Board
20225 Babino Polje
Tel/Fax: +385 (0) 20 746025