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Obviously had been necessary for survival!

The old well is located in the main square near St. Stephen's Church. Nicely decorated on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linda B
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Unique Water Well

The water well is in the square near the tower. It used to collect rain water and then the people... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laurence M
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Frisco, Texas
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Town Square, Motovun, Croatia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old well is located in the main square near St. Stephen's Church. Nicely decorated on the exterior. You cannot miss it. Very much a part of the history of this wonderful hillside town.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The water well is in the square near the tower. It used to collect rain water and then the people of Motovun would bring the water up by bucket.

Thank Laurence M
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Nice to admire but it was not outstanding. Outside the church inside the square. A nice gathering spot.

Thank shari w
Reviewed 14 June 2017

That the Ancient Well in the Town Square, Motovun, Croatia has survived for centuries is a wonder. Motovun, Croatia is one of the ancient cities of Istria, and merits a visit.

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Situated within the main square & in fact easy to miss given the visual impact of the tower, church etc Need to reflect on its history & importance to village life

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 17 August 2016

It's a well in the middle of the main square, just in the front of the church. Underneath the whole square is a giant tanker that used to serve the whole town with water

Thank Notanorherbarbie
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed seeing the little square this well is located in. It's interesting to imagine how deep it must be to be able to draw water up into this very high hill town. Possibly leads to a cistern? You can miss strolling by it in your...More

Thank Ev B
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Good to see the well has been kept all these centuries, the town has two of them. Such a lovely little town full of history.

Thank JeanPierreEls
Reviewed 19 September 2015

I know some will think "it's nothing" an old well head in the center of a town square but here's the thing, this meant LIFE. Motovun, to the best of my knowledge and that of the tourist board, has never been captured by an invading...More

Thank Courtesan61
Reviewed 6 September 2013

This certainly is not like the wall in Dubrovnik by any means, but we still had a great time. For anyone into land surveying, there are some pretty old survey markers along the wall walkway. Going for walks is always like being on a treasure...More

Thank 411Shirley
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