Željko Zuanović is a Croatian catholic priest, with an interesting hobby: he collects see shells throughout the world. His collection of about 2500 shells is since 2020 exhibited in the village of Marijanci, a few kilometers of Valpovo the NE of Croatia. We recommend you to pay a visit to his collection of shells. Surprisingly, rev. Zuanović was born in continental part of Croatia, and his other hobbies include diving, singing, cooking and writing poetry. He has published a wonderful book entitled The World of Shells.
This unique collection was exhibited first in the village of Klakar, and since 2020 in the village of Marijanci near Valpovo on the NE of Croatia
Rev. Željko Zuanović describing his unique collection of sea shells in the parish house in the village of Klakar
near Slavonski Brod on the north of Croatia. This extremely interesting collection is since 2020 placed in the village of Marijanci,
a few kilometers of the town of Valpovo on the NE of Croatia.
The exotic shells from Australian waters.
Rev. Željko Zuanović is a passionate diver (although born in the continental part of Croatia)
Amazing world of sea shells found in various waters throught the Globe.
Rev. Željko Zuanović describing his discoveries to Dr. Željko Hanjš on the left and to Professor Kajetan Šeper on the right.
We express our deep gratitude to Mr. Zuvanović. Also, many thanks to Professor Šeper, Croatian mathematician,
for his hospitality and for having taken us to such a wonderful place.
Rev. Željko Zuvanović is not only a great connoisseur of sea shells, but also of wines and cooking as well.
Rev. Željko Zuvanović has published several very interesting books. He is also a gifted writer and singer,
as well as a fine cook. We draw your attention to his luxorous book entitled The Beautiful Shells.
It is nice to see a priest with such a deep knowledge about the life and biology of sea shells.
We express our deep gratitude to the hospitality of rev. Željko Zuanović.
Giant shells, weighing about 150 kg each. This is very probably the most interesting collection of shells in Croatia.
The photos were taken in the parish house of the village of Klakar near Slavonski Brod on Croatian north.
Since 2020, his collection is placed in the village of Marijanci, a few kilometers of the town of Valpovo on the NE of Croatia.