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Culture of Porec. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Porec Porec is the most popular touristic city of the country, it draws with its hospitable atmosphere, beautiful culture and number of sights. It is better to start an acquaintance with the city walking along the historical district, exactly here there is the primary part of priceless monuments of the past. The majority of local buildings were constructed over debris of ancient Roman cities.
This is one of the most popular and noisy resorts of Croatia. On the streets of Porec you can always see many people; cafes and restaurants here are always full of visitors, and you will … Open
Center of historical district is beautiful Marafor Square, near it there are debris of ancient Roman forum. One of the main city’s symbols is Eufrazijeva Bazilika. It is beautiful monument of Byzantine Empire time which is the sight of worldwide importance. Unique medieval buildings are kept in Porec, among them there are three towers – Pentagonal, Semicircular and Round. They were built in the first half of 15th century, every tower is noted for originality of architectural forms.
There are three important religious objects near the square you’ve just read above. The most captivating is Neptune’s temple, near it there is Mars’ temple. Big temple is incredibly beautiful building, it is noted for perfect internal decorations and original front design. In scientists’ opinion Mars’ and Neptune’s temple were built in first century b.c. In spite of the fact that now we can see only debris of these buildings, these places are quite popular among visitors. Curious travelers need to see the exhibit collection which is kept in Porec’s museum. Its exposition involves unique archeological finds and Roman scriptures, old ceramic crafts and beautiful statues of the early Middle Ages. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Festival Dzhostra is prominent event in the city’s cultural life, visit of this festival is like real travel to past. People dressed in old aristocratic suits, brave knights and adroit … Open
Trips to Saint Nicola’s island are very popular. On its territory there is beautiful Toscana tower, which was built at the beginning of 19th century. At the present time this is the luxurious hotel. There is another important trip object in the island – age-old lighthouse, whose age is older than 6 hundred years. During walking along old city’s streets resting people can see a lot of monuments of Roman period, incredibly beautiful castles and parks. Porec is a perfect place for lovers of trips and walking.
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Public palaces near Porec
♥   Palace 'Miramare Castle' Trieste, 53.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Porec
♥   Katedrala Uznesenja Blažene Djevice Marije, Pula, 44 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Cattedrale di S. Giusto Martire, Trieste, 48.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Eufemia, Grado, 52.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Maria Assunta in Cielo e SS. Ermagora e Fortunato, Aquileia, 62.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Ambrogio, Monfalcone, 65 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Iconic cultural sights of Croatia

The archaeological museum in Zadar is one of the largest in Dalmatia. Its exposition consists of three parts. The ground floor of the building features collections of the Middle Ages; the second has a collection of the times of the Roman Empire, and the third displays art of prehistoric times. The collection of the Roman Empire embraces weapons of the Roman army, household items, and statues. Another cultural center of the country is the city of Rijeka. It contains a large number of historical attractions, such as the leaning tower of the Venetian building, the Capuchin Church, the Modello Palace, and the old Roman gate. Tourists will find it interesting to visit the Pomor Museum and the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. … Open
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