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    Adriatic coast from Piran (Slovenia)
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    The garbage truck in Piran.
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  • 1. Tartini Square

    This is the main square in Piran. It was named after the violinist and composer Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770) who was born in this town. Long ago it was a harbour for fishing boats. In 1894 it was...

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  • 2. sunset

    It was the end of the afternoon and we were sitting outside a seafront bar, enjoying a glass of wine, some olives and a few slices of delicious local ham... the natural light grew dim, and the sky...

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  • 3. Lighthouse Area

    On my second visit to Piran I had a stroll to the Punta lighthouse. It is located on the tip of the Piran peninsula. Beyond the lighthouse there is a church formerly consacrated to Saint Clement. In...

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  • 5. The 1st of May square.

    Trg 1 Maja was the administrative center up to the 13th century. Here stood the old town hall (today it is the restaurant Delfin). On this square you see the...

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  • 6. The church of Saint Francis.

    It was built originally in the early 14th century; enlarged and renovated over the centuries. The present interior dates from the 17th century and the exterior...

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  • 7. The Cathedral and the viewpoint.

    The cathedral of Saint George was probably built in the XII century. The present building dates back to the year 1637. Inside there is a beautiful organ, some...

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  • 8. Arty town.

    Piran is a town that attracts a lot of artists because of it´s beatiful setting and bohemian vibe.You have many art galleries there and lot´s of both old and...

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  • 9. Why Piran is so clean.

    One of the things that often strikes visitors in Piran is how clean the town is.One of the main reasons is that they have a little electrical truck that drives...

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  • 10. best internet connection in piran.

    as i write this in may 2008 the cafe neptun is the best place in piran to get online.they have the fastest connection in town and besides that it´s a nice a...

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  • 11. The Venetian House

    The Venetian House, the red building on Tartinijev trg Square, is a fantastic example of gothic Venetian architecture and the oldest building on the square....

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  • 12. The City Gate

    Unfortunatelly, I didn't catch the name of this beautiful old gateway to the town. It is situated in the old core of the town, right next to the remnants of the...

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  • 13. The Old City Walls

    This is the only remaining part of the inner city walls I could see. According to the stone construction, this walls are much older then the fortification which...

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  • 14. The Fortifications

    Like the all other medieval towns, Piran was protected from outside enemies by the defending walls. This on the picture represents the first line of defense...

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  • 15. The Town Hall

    A huge building of the Town Hall dominate the Tartini circus. It was finished at the end of the 19th century on the site where the old town hall stood. In the...

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  • 16. Bus stop

    The bus stop is situated at the end of Tartini Square. The Tartini Square became the central square of the town at the end of 13th century, but acquired its...

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  • 17. Port

    The old seaport of the town lies at the end of Piran peninsula. The port of Piran is suitable for the smaller boats only, in fact it looks more like marine and...

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  • 18. Baptistery of John the Baptist

    In 1650, at the time of baroque renovation, the baptistery of John the Baptist was completed at last. The older Romanesque baptistery stood in front of the...

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  • 19. The Belfry of St. George Church

    The new belfry - the Gothic church had it include in the nave in its northwestern part - began to be built as early in 1600. First of all, the foundations had...

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  • 20. Crkva Svetog Jurja

    On the rise above the town there dominates a baroque church with a belfry and a baptistery. The slope with its church complex was strengthened with flying...

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  • 21. My Sweet Memory...

    My sweet memory in reaching Piran was walking from Portoroz.Portoroz is all about the sun, sea, thongs....beachside activities but Piran has a difefrent...

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  • 22. The Blue Blue Adriatic

    Words cannot describe how blue the Adriatic Sea is. I love the ocean. Love it, love it, love it. I could spend a lifetime on a beach, so long as there were...

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  • 23. Piran's map and usefull websites

    News, tourism, pics, links and what else at:http://www.portoroz.si/.Great VR Panoramas.Interesting pictures and more.

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  • 24. medieval piran

    Piran is a wonderful example of medieval street layout and architecture. The old town in built following a star-like pattern, and every main street originates...

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  • 25. venetian-esque slovenia

    Piran - little I knew about it when I went there - I was basically just dying to get out of Portoroz and its concrete architecture. Piran seemed to be the...

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