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Porec Old Town, Poreč

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See how a variety of cultural influences shaped Porec Old Town over the course of nearly 2,000 years. Illyrians, Romans, Franks, Venetians, Austro-Hungarians, French, Italians, and Slavs took turns governing the city. Take in remnants of the Roman period in the main streets and in the central Forum. Explore the town's rich heritage in museums and galleries, hosted in private houses and palaces. At the Euphrasian Basilica, admire the mosaics, which are some of the finest examples of Byzantine art in the world. Look for the Marafor, the fragments of an ancient church built on the alleged spot of Saint Maurus's martyrdom. Use our Poreč trip planning tool to visit Porec Old Town on your trip to Poreč, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • My wife and I are spending our visit in an apartment midway between the old town and the Spar supermarket. Although the UNESCO designated Euphrasian Basilica is the reason we are here, there has...  more »
  • Lovely town and definitely worth a visit, loads of bars and restaurants, squares and quaint little alleyways with small shops, very Italian influence. Try Cafe Central if you are looking for a gluten....  more »

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