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Old Town

Old Town

the center of all happenings

April 172015

The peninsula on which the Poreč’s rich old city developed and was preserved has been inhabited for thousands of years and is today often called a cultural landmark. The historical centre, once encircled by walls and towers is today conserved in valuable remains.

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Euphrasian Basilica

Euphrasian Basilica

UNESCO Heritage Site

April 162015

The most valuable cultural property in Poreč, the Euphrasian Basilica, was registered on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1997. The early-Christian compound is the only complete landmark in the world preserved from that period.

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Istrian Parliament Building

Istrian Parliament Building

Former 5th and 13th century churches

August 32015

The building known as the Istrian Parliament Building was formerly the Church of St. Francis, built in the 13th century. It is located in the northwestern part of the Poreč peninsula, between Park Juraj Dobrila and Laginja’s shore.

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Great Temple

Great Temple

from the 1st century

April 92015

The largest Roman temple in Istria is located at the very tip of the Poreč peninsula. It was built in the 1st century, and is known as the Great Temple.

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Marafor Square

Marafor Square

with the Roman Temples

April 152015

In the 1st century the Marafor Square prided itself with the biggest Roman temple in Istria.

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Romanesque House

Romanesque House

from the 13th century

April 82015

At the far end of the Decumanus street, very close to the Marafor square, there is the Romanesque House. This two-story building is one of the few surviving examples of residential architecture of the Romanesque period.

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Matija Gubec Square
January 302016

Matija Gubec Square is located on the cross-section of the Decumanus and Cardo Maximus streets in the center of old town.

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Decumanus Street

Decumanus Street

the main Poreč street

April 272015

The busiest Poreč street is called Decumanus. In Roman city planning, a decumanus was an east-west-oriented road. The main decumanus was the Decumanus Maximus.

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Cardo Maximus Street
April 272015

The cardo was the main north–south-oriented street in Roman cities, military camps, and coloniae. The cardo, an integral component of city planning, was lined with shops and vendors, and served as a hub of economic life.

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Villa Polesini

Villa Polesini

today a Valamar residence

July 22016

Villa Polesini is an exquisite 19th-century villa located on the Poreč waterfront. It has a stylish and refined décor
with beautifully landscaped Mediterranean gardens.

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Zuccato Palace

Zuccato Palace

from the 15th century

April 152015

The Zuccato Palace stands on the corner of Decumanus and Cardo streets.

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House of Two Saints

House of Two Saints

from the 15th century

August 32015

The House of Two Saints shows Romanesque features, even though it was thought to be a Gothic building…

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Lion Gothic House

Lion Gothic House

from 1473

August 62015

In the main old town street, Decumanus, there’s the Lion Gothic House where you can see two trifora windows.

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Sinčić Palace – Local Museum

Sinčić Palace – Local Museum

Baroque house of a wealthy family

March 282015

Sinčić Palace is the largest and most important Baroque palace in Poreč, built in the 18th century. It was built by Antonio Sincich, a member of one of the most influential and wealthiest families of the early modern Poreč.

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The Canon’s House, a monumental building of the canonic, was completed in 1251. Some say that it is one of the best examples of Roman construction.

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The existence of a church on this site was documented in the 13th century. It was called the Mother of God on Vrtlišće. In the 15th century a new church was built, called by the name of Our Lady of the Angels.

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Medieval Walls

Medieval Walls

bulwarks of Poreč

March 312015

Poreč, surrounded by walls, survives until the 18th century. The walls erected from the 12th to the 16th century mainly follow an antique fortification pattern.

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North Defense Tower

North Defense Tower

from the 15th century

April 22015

Alongside the Peškera bay, northeast of the heart of the old city, there is North Defence Tower. It was built in the 15th century.

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Pentagonal Tower

Pentagonal Tower

entrance to the old town

April 12015

The Pentagonal Tower is a fortress near the former gates to the historic center of Poreč. It is located at the entrance to the main Decumanus street, in the place that was the demarcation point between the city and the fields since the ancient times up until the Napoleon era.

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South Defense Tower
August 62015

The South Defense Tower or Round Tower is the remains of the former defensive walls of the Poreč city.

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Isabella Castle

Isabella Castle

from 1888

July 142016

In 1888, Marquis Benedetto Polesini (1861-1952) completed the castle, which he named Isabella, in honor of his wife.

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Island Lighthouse

Island Lighthouse

from 1403

July 142016

St. Nikola Island’s lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse on the Adriatic.

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Lorun

Lorun

a classical antiquity complex

April 102015

Lorun or Loron is a peninsula situated opposite Červar Porat with a Classical Antiquity complex comprising a residential villa, a workshop for ceramics and a quay in the bay facing Červar.

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Červar-Porat Excavations

Červar-Porat Excavations

from the Ceasar's period

April 102015

Červar Porat is a planned tourist settlement which was built after the archaeological research and creation of the archaeological park had been finished and which, carried out in the period between 1976 until 1979, almost ideally connected historical heritage with tourism.

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Mordele

Mordele

Istrian Stonehenge

August 32015

Did you know Poreč has its own Stonehenge? If go a little east of the city center, you will find yourself in one of the greatest Istrian mysteries – ancient archeological complex called Picugi-Mordele on three orderly “stacked” hills, just behind Zelena Laguna.

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Picugi
April 72015

Did you know Poreč has its own Stonehenge? If go a little east of the city center, you will find yourself in one of the greatest Istrian mysteries – ancient archeological complex called Picugi-Mordele on three orderly “stacked” hills, just behind Zelena Laguna.

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City Cemetery

City Cemetery

from 1918

August 62015

Poreč cemetery, formerly known as the graveyard of St. Marco, whose name fell into oblivion and is now not in use, is dating back to 1918.

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St. Becich

St. Becich

noble family's property

January 312016

St. Becich is the former property of Poreč noble Becich family, also known by the name of St. Servul. It is located near the Šanšar hill on which there are remains of the early medieval church of St. Servul.

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Villa on Sorna

Villa on Sorna

Roman residence ruins

August 112016

Villa on Sorna was located on the Sorna peninsula, south of the Poreč city center in Zelena Laguna. It was a Roman residence built in 2nd or 3rd century.

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Springs in Funtana

Springs in Funtana

fresh water sources

August 122016

The springs in Funtana gave the name to the town. They are right next to the seashore and on the same elevation of the sea surface. Yet they are giving fresh drinking water.

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Dinopark Funtana

Dinopark Funtana

theme park near Poreč

April 262015

Dinopark Funtana offers daily shows with adventures and lots of fun. It is situated 4 km from Poreč.

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St. Jacob’s Church

St. Jacob’s Church

from the 12th century

April 112015

The village of Bačva lies three kilometres south of Višnjan, which is ten kilometres from Poreč in the northeast direction. The St. Jacob’s Church is situated at the entrance of the village.

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  • Church of Our Lady of Angels

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