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Euphrasius Basilica, Porec

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Visit Euphrasius Basilica to see one of the best-preserved early Christian cathedral complexes in the world. The 6th century bishop Euphrasius ordered the construction of the church, which is now a World Heritage Site. Walk along the two rows of marble columns with richly sculpted Byzantine and Romanesque capitals. Admire the only surviving depiction of the Mother of God in an early-Christian western basilica. Look for the mosaic of Mary and child sitting on the heavenly throne in the vault over the apse. Don't miss the marble ciborium, modeled on the one in St. Mark's in Venice. Climb up to the steeple and take in views of Porec and its surroundings. For Euphrasius Basilica and beyond, use our Porec trip planner to get the most from your Porec vacation.
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  • The Holy Temple of San Flassis Eufrazijeva Bazilika, located in the Poric Porec town on the island of Eastbourne, for the cultural heritage of the world, the Mourner altar in the Holy Temple and the 龕 yellow gold 鑲 wall paintings symbolize the golden age of Byzantine culture, as well as the fascinating art of horse collage.
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  • Porec is worth a visit not only because it is a beautiful seaside village, but also because there is this beautiful early Christian basilica. In fact it is a building complex formed by baptistery, sacristy, Tower and basilica with perfectly preserved Byzantine mosaics.
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  • The culprit of my visit to Istria was definitely Euphrasius basilica. There were no words, and still there are not, of which I can describe the feeling the moment I passed through golden gate and bask...  more »
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  • Amazing historical value. Mosaics are fantastic, make sure you climb the belltower...
  • This could be a good place to visit for those who interested in archaeology and religion, or for panoramic view over the town.
  • Beautiful if you enjoy history, specifically christian history. Beautiful church, definitely worth visiting.
  • A true highlight of Porec and a exceptional artwork of bysantine architecture.
  • Interesting, nice place. Not a big one, so you can enjoy it without being overloaded by information. Information tables sometimes Croatian only. Worth to see it.
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