Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), Piran

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Sitting close to the water's edge, paved with white marble and surrounded by elegant 19th-century buildings, Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) serves as the largest square in town and a hub of activity. The square was part of the harbor until 1894, when it was filled in and mounted with a statue of violinist and composer Giuseppe Tartini, after whom the square is named. Most of the buildings are older than the square itself; be sure to look for the Gothic house, the only building that has preserved its original exterior. The square's distinctive oval shape comes from the time when it served as an electric railway station; today it's a pedestrianized zone. Relax with a beer, have a bite of pizza or pastry at one of the outdoor cafes, and watch the locals go about their daily lives. Add Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) to your Piran travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Piran vacation trip planner.
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  • We were there a couple of weeks ago and we were amazed how quiet it was. The square was almost deserted even in the evening. I suppose it lacked a bit of atmosphere because of this but I can imagine i...  more »
  • I love Piran. It's so quaint and attractive and a complete contrast to Portoroz around the corner. Everything leads from Tartini Square, whether its the beach, or the town walls on the hill. Cafe's, r...  more »
  • It is a quite town square with all the town streets leading to this place. Before entering do park your vehicles outside on the left close to a garage, a paid parking lot. It pays by hour so keep a ta...  more »
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  • Great big square in the centre of Piran. A good number of cafes and restaurants around. Overall a pretty place :)
  • So nice square tht is the heart of Piran!! All the street lead you there
  • Very beautiful and cosy square - would love to come back.
  • Very nice place in the city centre with lots of bars and restaurants.
  • A beautiful central square, that has a wee market, souvenir shops and good eateries

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