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Porec Old Town, Porec

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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 Porec trip planning tool to visit Porec Old Town on your trip to Porec, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The ancient city of Porec is located in the east of the island of Eastbourne, with the features of the island of Puerto Chimb, this half island was first governed by the Roman Empire, and the ancient city of Porec is a fascinating and distinctive island city with ancient Roman heritage and truffles.
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  • I visited Porec a number of years ago on an educational trip when I was working TUI and its certainly a place I plan to visit again. The old town is beautiful!  more »
  • I've been to Poreč a lot of times, and it's always nice to go there, especially in the pre and postseason, because it can get pretty crowded during summer months... but even then, Poreč has this inexp...  more »
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