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First time in Istria? Looking for historical adventure?

My name is Igor and I've been a tour guide and an entertainer here in Rovinj for quite some years now. With my vast local knowledge I can be the perfect friend to help you explore the buzzing resorts on the western coast of Istria, or the medieval-looking hilltop towns of the norther part of its north, together with their customs and interesting traditions. Come with me on a memorable tour of the regions turbulent past, relaxed present and exciting future, and experience the real Istria. I speak Croatian, English and German. Looking forward to meet you all soon!

Best regards, Igor Brajković

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The Experience

Rovinj

Rovinj (Rovigno in Italian) is coastal Istria’s star attraction. Rovinj also remains one of the last true Mediterranean fishing ports. Wooded hills and low-rise hotels surround the old town, which is webbed with steep cobbled streets and piazzas. It's one of the most popular cities across the Adriatic.

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Euphemia Church

The Church of St. Euphemia is a Baroque church located in the heart of the historic part of Rovinj,dominating the town.

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Balbi's Arch

Balbi's Arch (Croatian: Balbijev luk), in Rovinj, the arch leads to Grisia Street. It stands on the site of the old town gate.

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Main Square

Marshal Tito Square (Croatian: Trg maršala Tita) is named after Josip Broz Tito, Yugoslav revolutionary and statesman.

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Grisia street

Grisia Street is a beautiful street with cascading steps that leads up to the plateau of the parish church of St. Euphemia.

Pula

The wealth of Roman architecture makes otherwise workaday Pula (ancient Polensium) a standout among Croatia’s larger cities. The star of the show is the remarkably well-preserved Roman amphitheatre, smack in the heart of the city, which dominates the streetscape and doubles as a venue for summer concerts and festivals...

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Amphitheatre

Pula’s most famous and imposing sight is this 1st-century oval amphitheatre, overlooking the harbour northeast of the old town.

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Temple of Augustus

This is the only visible remnant from the Roman era on the Forum, Pula’s central meeting place from antiquity through the Middle Ages.

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Golden Gate

Along Carrarina are Roman walls, which mark the eastern boundary of old Pula. Follow these walls south and continue down Giardini to this arch.

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Gate of Herkules

The Gate of Hercules are architecturally modest. They are located between two round medieval towers. It was named after Hercules and his club

Poreč

Porec is a tourist centre famous for its beautiful natural landscape, long tradition in tourism and several well-equipped tourist resorts: Plava and Zelena Laguna (Blue and Green Lagoon), Brulo, Pical, Spadici. In 1844 the steamers society, the Austrian Lloyd from Trieste, opened a tourist line which included Porec, and already in 1845 the first tourist guide of Porec was printed.

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Old Town

The town of Poreč/Parenzo is almost 2,000 years old, and is set around a harbor protected from the sea by the small island of Sveti Nikola/San Nicola.

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Euphrasian Basilica

Top billing in Poreč goes to the 6th-century Euphrasian Basilica, a World Heritage Site and one of Europe’s finest intact examples of Byzantine art.

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Round Tower

One of the city's Venetian-era towers that once guarded the southeastern section of the city. The Round tower is part of what remains from the defensive wall.

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Great temple

The biggest roman temple in Istria is situated on the very end of the Poreč peninsula. The temple was dedicated to Jupiter or the Capitoline triade

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