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Monkodonja Hill Fort, Rovinj
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Explore the well-preserved ruins of a Bronze Age settlement at Monkodonja Hill Fort. Occupied between the years 1800 and 1200 BCE, the settlement mysteriously became uninhabited after 1200 BCE. Walk within the thick stone walls to see the remains of the acropolis, upper town, and lower town. Head to the top of the amphitheater for great views. Signs in several languages mark various areas of the settlement and give extra information. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Rovinj holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Monkodonja Hill Fort and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Can be reached via a dirt road with the car. Very small parking lot. On the site, multilingual information boards explain the excavation area of the Hill. Sturdy footwear is recommended.
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  • Hired cycles from Hotel Lone for the day (£10 for 24 hours....bargain!), and cycled along the route 203 which took us close to the fort. Uphill for around 1km off the main road then a few hundred yard...  more »
  • Prepare to hike because the site itself is located about 1/2 mile from the car park and covers an extensive area. The day of this visit, there was no entrance fee. The site, named after a local fruit ...  more »
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  • Romantic historial place with beautiful sunset and view to Rovinj, kind of like Croatian stonehenge, special beauty in february when you can catch the sun setting through the stone gate (entrance), amazing green field with stone walls kissing the blueness of sky...
  • Bronze age settlement. Discovered in 1950s and extensively explored.
  • Taking breath accumulation of stones, good views.
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