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Private Group Tour of Jewish Heritage and History in Trieste
"Your itinerary to discover the history and traditions of the Jewish community in Trieste begins from Piazza Unità d’Italia and then passes into the former Jewish ghetto rich in antique dealers and knickknack shops. Then you will head onto the “Carlo and Vera Wagner” Museum of the Jewish Community in which many objects of Jewish ritual art are on display along with documents and books which testify to the life of you proceed on foot down San Nicolò where you can still find the Antique Bookshop which used to be run by Umberto Saba and still has many rare and precious volumes on display. Walk by the historical Pasticceria “La Bomboniera” founded by a Hunarian Jewish family. Next will be the Synagogue of Trieste a magnificent building which dates back to the beginning of the 19th century and still has importance in Europe today. (Neither the synagogue nor the Jewish museum are open for visits on a Friday or Saturday or during days when there is a religious celeb the only Nazi extermination camp in Italy.At the end the group will be taken back to your accommodation."""
From EUR540.00
 
Private Group Tour of Jewish Heritage and History in Trieste
"Your itinerary to discover the history and traditions of the Jewish community in Trieste begins from Piazza Unità d’Italia and then passes into the former Jewish ghetto rich in antique dealers and knickknack shops. Then you will head onto the “Carlo and Vera Wagner” Museum of the Jewish Community in which many objects of Jewish ritual art are on display along with documents and books which testify to the life of you proceed on foot down San Nicolò where you can still find the Antique Bookshop which used to be run by Umberto Saba and still has many rare and precious volumes on display. Walk by the historical Pasticceria “La Bomboniera” founded by a Hunarian Jewish family. Next will be the Synagogue of Trieste a magnificent building which dates back to the beginning of the 19th century and still has importance in Europe today. (Neither the synagogue nor the Jewish museum are open for visits on a Friday or Saturday or during days when there is a religious celeb the only Nazi extermination camp in Italy.At the end the group will be taken back to your accommodation."""
From EUR540.00
 
Lipica Stud Farm and Skocjan Caves Day Trip from Koper
"Your guide will meet you at the passenger terminal to escort you to the Lipica Stud Farm one of the oldest stud farms in the world. In a unique natural environment in the middle of fairy meadows and the shade of oak and chestnut trees you will find beautiful white horses that will certainly enchant you. Taking a walk on the Stud Farm estate is like traveling through history. The old manor house and the gracefulness of the Lipizzan horse will take you back in time to when horse carriag the tradition of breeding these white horses has been preserved in the center of the unique Karst landscape which today represents one of the most beautiful natural and cultural monuments in Slovenia. On your trip you will experience the world of the Lipizzan horse
From EUR107.00

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An introduction to Porec's history.

Porec has a history of settlement that spans 2.500 years. Preserved records by ancient Greek historians and geographers from the 6th and 4th centuries B.O.T mention a small fishing village, and...
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Askla
Aug 08, 2015

How to find the objects.

I have put links to Google Map in my tips to make it easier to find the objects mentioned, when possible to get the right position. The links are marked in italics. Unfortunately Google Map isn't very...
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Askla
Aug 08, 2015

Dekumanska ulica.

This is the main street in Porec and was also the main road during Roman times. It runs through the center of the old town.Today Dekumanska is a car free street with lots of shops and several cafes.On...
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Maurizioago
Jul 25, 2014

The Romanesque House.

It was built in the 13th century. It should house a museum and an exposition hall, Unfortunately I found it always closed.This building is located at the crossroad of the Decumanus and Marafor square....
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Maurizioago
Oct 06, 2011

A day trip to Pula.

Pula is the largest town in Istria. It is located at the southern tip of the peninsula. This town is well known for its Roman monuments. Here you can see a huge amphitheater built in 79 AC; the temple...
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Maurizioago
Oct 04, 2011

A daytrip to Rovinj.

Rovinj is a picturesque town some km far from Porec. Its old core is located on a peninsula that was once an island.It is a popular tourist resort with plenty of accomodations, restaurants, cafes and...
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Oct 04, 2011
 
 
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Roman ruins.

There are some Roman ruins near Marafor square. These are three columns that were part of the temple of Neptun. In a field near these ruins there is what remains of the temple of Mars; a sarcophagus...
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Oct 04, 2011

The Weather in Porec

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Sep 11, 2009

Live the simple life!

All you need is a bathing suit, and hang out in the water. The coastline is rocky, do not expect sand. But people are still happy and find a little corner to lay the towel down. The water is...
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Aug 06, 2006

Trg J. Rakov&#267a and Trg Narodne

When you walk from the main parking lot close to the market, (there is another large one and several small ones), to the Decumanus, you cannot avoid Trg J. Rakov&#267a (first photo). What is...
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JLBG
Nov 11, 2005

Trg Slobode

Trg Slobode is part of the new Poreč, 'fore le porte', but just at the entrance of the Decumanus. Hence it is always very lively, with a lot of (pedestrians !) traffic, as it is already, like the...
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JLBG
Nov 11, 2005

The Romanesque house (Romani&#267ka ku&#267a)

The Romanesque house (Romani&#267ka ku&#267a) is in Matije Gup&#267a park. It has an outside staircase and a wooden balcony and was built in the 13th century on the basement of a Roman...
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Nov 11, 2005

The Pentagonal tower (Peterokutna Ku&#267a)

The Pentagonal tower (Peterokutna Ku&#267a) was built in 1447 by Niccolo Lion as a defense tower for the city walls, which were dismantled at the very beginning of the 19th (when Napoleon ruled...
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JLBG
Nov 11, 2005

More Venetian gothic palaces

When the old city of Poreč is quiet and almost desert, you can look at the front of the houses instead of trying to avoid bumping against other pedestrians ! I hate that and whenever I can, I avoid...
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Nov 11, 2005

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Things to Do Near Porec

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Tartinijev Trg - Tartini Square

This wide oval square is the center of the city, with the best buildings around it, and with the other attractions at short distance in all directions. Its placed was formerly occupied by the port,...
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Cerkev sv.Jurija - Church of St. George

Above the compact town centre reigns the St. George Cathedral, which gives the city its special character. It is composed of three distinct constructions laid out in a row. From east to west they are:...
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Arena

It is known that throughout the former Roman Empire has been found the remains of over 230 amphitheaters, but most of which were completely devastated. After such wast empire vanished just as in most...
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Augustus Temple

The Temple of Augustus is one of Pula's surviving ancient Roman sites. It is dedicated to the first Roman emperor of the same name and estimated to have been built between 2 BC and 14 AD....
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Cathedral of Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary

Most of what we saw of the cathedral is from the 17th century, including the Renaissance façade and the bell tower which was built using some stones from the Roman amphitheater. The cathedral suffered...
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Dvojna Vrata - Double Gate

There are only two of about ten city gates still standing, the Double Gate and the Hercules's Gate, both along Carrarina ulica, the Double Gate at the middle of the street with the Hercules's Gate at...
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"Poreč/Parenzo, a cross road in Europe !"
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"POREC - PARENZO"
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"A Nice Island With Preserved Monuments"
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"Porec."
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"Welcome to Porec( from a guides perspective)"
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