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Cultural sights and monuments in Porec

The whole old city centre is a living cultural monument. The facades of numerous city palaces will reveal the history of their construction to you through various stylistic and historical periods. In numerous records and literature Poreč is called a city of mosaics thanks to the culture founded by the Euphrasiana, a basilica in whose diocese the museum of church art and archaeological remains of earlier churches are housed.

Cultural sight Bullwarks mediaevals (Porec, Istria)


Cultural sight Bullwarks mediaevals Porec surrounded by walls will survive till the 18th century. The ones erected from the 12th to the 16th century mainly follow an antique fortification pattern...
Bullwarks mediaevals Info

Cultural sight Canonica (Porec, Istria)


Cultural sight Canonica A monumental building of the canonic was completed in 1251. Some say that it is one of the best examples of Roman construction...

Canonica Info

Cultural sight Gotic House (Porec, Istria)


Cultural sight Gotic House In the main old town street, Decumanus, there's a house where you can see: two trifora. The Gothic Palace was built in 1473 in gotico fiorito Venetian architectual style...
Gotic House Info

Cultural sight House of Two Saints (Porec, Istria)


Cultural sight House of Two Saints The facade of small Romanesque house accentuated by two relief figures of saints...

House of Two Saints Info

Cultural sight Istrian Council House (Porec, Istria)


Cultural sight Istrian Council House Originally a Gothic Franciscan Church from the 13th century. It stands between Park Juraj Dobrila and Laginja's shore. The interior of the building was made into Baroque style in the mid 18th century...
Istrian Council House Info

Cultural sight Norther Tower (Porec, Istria)


Cultural sight Norther Tower Alongside the Peškera bay, northeast of the heart of the old city. It was built in the 15 century. Today the edge is still partly preserved...

Norther Tower Info

Cultural sight Pentagonal Tower (Porec, Istria)


Cultural sight Pentagonal Tower Compared to the main medieval town gate in the eastern part of Porec. this gate is smaller, therefore it is called the small town gate. The gate was built in the second half of the 13th century...
Pentagonal Tower Info

Cultural sight Round Tower (Porec, Istria)


Cultural sight Round Tower Stands near Narodni trg (Public Square), built in the second half of the 15th century. It is very well preserved and a visit to the terrace on top is possible...
Round Tower Info

Cultural sight Square Marafor (Porec, Istria)


Cultural sight Square Marafor Stands near Narodni trg (Public Square), built in the second half of the 15th century. It is very well preserved and a visit to the terrace on top is possible...
Square Marafor Info

Cultural sight The Great Temple of Neptune (Porec, Istria)


Cultural sight The Great Temple of Neptune The Great Temple – northwest of the Marafor Square. The remains (a part of the wall and foundation) of an ancient temple from the beginning of the 1st century...
The Great Temple of Neptune Info

Cultural sight Zuccato Palace (Porec, Istria)


Cultural sight Zuccato Palace Matija Gubac Square used to be called Piazza dei signori in Venetian times but only one row of the palaces have been preserved, among them a nice example from Gothic and from Baroque period...
Zuccato Palace Info