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Sightseeing in Porec - what to see. Complete travel guide

Porec 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 hear merry children's laughter and splashing water from the beaches of this place. Porec is ideal for outdoor activities. Here there are many places perfect for walks and conditions and equipment for exercising.
Cozy and picturesque Porec town is ready to suggest guests the wealthy assortment of restaurants and cafes one-size-fits-all. Here are modest restaurants for afternoon resting and attractive … Open
Along the coast lies the embankment, which features beautiful views of the surrounding islands. Here you can rent a boat or a yacht and explore most picturesque regions. Besides the observation of nature Porec is very interesting in the architectural meaning. Main streets are built in the classical Roman style. The streets’ crossing is the location of one of the most beautiful squares of Porec - Marafor. In the suburbs of the city you will find numerous religious buildings, the most famous of which is Basilica of St. Efrazius. The halls of the Basilica are decorated with wonderful Byzantine mosaics, which have become a sight of the international level.
However, beach rest remains the main entertainment for visitors. Here you will find either small lagoons or spacious beach areas, which stretch for several kilometers. Just like in any major beach resort, the coastal zone is equipped with many restaurants and discos, which make rest more pleasant and comfortable. The most popular disco is named Club Internationa; gamblers should visit the local casino located in the Roges and Parentium hotels. Copyright
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
The city runs several tourist trains, so during the excursion you can see most beautiful buildings and many monuments, and the guide will tell you many interesting facts about Porec. As tourism has started developing here long time ago, tourists will be pleasantly surprised by high level of service and very low prices for accommodations.
porec A unique ancient sight is the Great Temple, which is usually considered as a single historic ensemble with the nearby Temple of Neptune built almost 2,000 years ago. The old temples were built by stacking huge stones on top of each other. It's a wonder these buildings have been partially preserved until our days. The antique landmarks are located next to one of the city squares.
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 … Open
Fans of architectural attractions would be interested in visiting the House of Two Saints. Built at the turn of the 14th-15th centuries, it is located on Sveti Mauro Street. The beautiful Romanesque-style building owes its name to the fact that its facade is adorned by two skillfully executed figures. They remain one of the main mysteries of the city, as the author of this decoration is still unknown. According to some information, the sculptures were brought from abroad by the first owner of the house.
A tour of the Island of St. Nicholas with its famous tourist attractions promises to be exciting. The main symbols of the island are an old lighthouse and a defensive tower. Anyone can climb to them to enjoy the panorama of the island. The island is also famous for its natural attractions - its large part is covered by a picturesque forest. It became home to dozens of species of animals and birds; many birds were brought to the island back in the 19th century. More than a hundred years ago, only representatives of the nobility could choose the island as a holiday destination. A chic castle and several beautiful parks were founded here exclusively for them. The beautiful Tuscan-style castle has also been preserved to this day.
Porec can’t stop to attract lovers of beach and ecological tourism. It is popular resort with excellent nature and well-developed infrastructure. Total extension of beaches is about 65 … Open
Poreč Heritage Museum housed in a spectacular historic building presents visitors a rich collection of interesting historical, artistic and ethnographic exhibits. The museum is located in the current building since 1952. Today, it unites the collections of several small museums, including an archaeological museum, which existed as an independent cultural center in the early 20th century. The city museum regularly holds interesting events dedicated to various historical events, famous natives, artists, and culture. Today, several historic buildings of Poreč and its environs are managed by the museum.
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Reference information
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Porec
♥   Castle 'Monkodonja' , 19.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Dvigrad' , 20.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Muggia' Muggia, 44.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Nesactium' , 45.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di San Giusto' Trieste, 48.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Porec
♥   Forest Park 'Zlatni rt - Škaraba' , 18 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Krajinski park Strunjan' , 33.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Brijuni' , 37.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Busoler' , 45.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Kašteja' , 53.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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The reconstruction has been supervised by the world-famous architect Pietro Nobile. By 1932 the amphitheater has been fully prepared for large-scale events. Currently, the theater has 5000 seats. Visitors will have an opportunity to diversify the rest with a lot of interesting events. They can stroll through the underground rooms of the amphitheater, as well as look into the archaeological museum located on its territory. During the reconstruction of the arena, scientists discovered many unique artifacts that make up the museum's exposition. … Read further
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