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Address: Decumanus St, Porec, Croatia
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UNESCO site with beautiful mosaics

What a wonderful Basilica tucked away in Porec! This is actually quite a large site. There is a Baptistry with old fragments of decoration, the Bishop's Palace which houses... read more

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Pleasanton, California
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Pleasanton, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful Basilica tucked away in Porec! This is actually quite a large site. There is a Baptistry with old fragments of decoration, the Bishop's Palace which houses artwork, an outdoor excavated site of the 4th century basilica, and the 6th century basilica with its gold mosaics. Every part is interesting but the newer basilica (6th century!) is truly... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had read about it on the guidebook but nothing could have prepared us for this visit. It wad empty and so really relaxing to look around and at only Kuna 40 pp it was very good value. This is one of the oldest churches in Europe beginning on the 3rd Century a.d. The basilica itself has gold and mother... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

It is a UNESCO protected site and fore a good reason. Great arhitecture and mosaic art. If you are in Istria its a must see. The church itself is a peacefull place just to sit, relax and enjoy and there is no fee for entering the church.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Difficult to find the entrance but when we finally found it, it was a great visit. Floor mosaics, carvings from the old bishop's palace, church altar and decorations, views from the bell tower and old archaeological ruins, lots to see and definitely good value for money.

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Varna, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Euphrasius Basilica Historic and simple, but worth the visit which is in the center of Porec. Nice to visit

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Rainhill, Merseyside
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The Basilica is well worth a visit, particularly if ancient Roman antiquities are your thing. The well preserved mosaics are wonderful

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

It's a must...you really feel the past here. The mosaics are still well conserved. This is one of the most old churches in the world.

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Trieste, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This church is characterized by an extremely well-preserved mosaics. You can see it inside the church or outside the antique floor mosaics. Therefore, Porec and called Mosaic city.

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Either just to have a look at the basilica, on in the summertime also attend to some concerts. Some really great acoustic concerts I have been able to enjoy there.

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Sun City West, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Did not know the historical importance of this sight until we toured it. On a back street. Beautiful building and interesting stories. Climbed the bell tour for great views of the city.

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