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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. Use our Rovinj trip maker website to visit Monkodonja Hill Fort on your trip to Rovinj, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • during our visit to the beautiful city of Rovinj decided to visit the site of Monkodonja driven also by the fine reviews read. Such a disappointment! The site is located just a few minutes drive from the city centre, it is accessed by a cross in the country of one of the main streets. Just arrived we found ourselves at the "nothing", an old faded sign at the entrance to a trail dirty and not held with Brambles and we even found a small boar died already in a State of decomposition at the entrance! ... after walking into this place completely isolated we found ourselves in front of the ruins, even those not at all appreciated. We were just, just long enough to take two photos in the panorama of the Bay that on a clear day is not bad! Potentially could be a visit pretty but really like this disappoint!
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  • A nice fortress on a uphill, nice ruins with history and a supperb countryside around, amazing views; a nice archaeological site, takes time to visit; opposit you will find a restaurant for food and d...  more »
  • 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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