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We visited twice as the first time there was a wedding taking place so we were very restricted as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Candice M
Kent, UK
UNESCO protected basilica

This is very old early christian basilica with original old mosaics, protected for its beauty and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Martina L
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“bell tower”(177 reviews)
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Decumanus St, Porec 52440, Croatia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 9, 2018

The Euphrasian Basilica in Porec is a well-preserved monument built in the 6th century in the time of Bishop Euphrasius and Byzantine Emperor Justinian I. The monument is located in the episcopal complex and is on the UNESCO list of world heritage sites - one...More

10  Thank Sandygranny
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Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

I was in Poreč and specifically wanted to see the Basilica. It was interesting, but was finished in 30 minutes and found the 40kn ticket a little expensive, especially coming into Winter. It was interesting, but I wouldn't bother with a special visit unless you...More

2  Thank Caro397
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All reviews bell tower well worth a visit beautiful mosaics entrance fee world heritage site bishop's palace worth the climb floor mosaics wooden steps byzantine art small museum old town lots of history interesting place steeped in history basilica century
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited twice as the first time there was a wedding taking place so we were very restricted as to where we could go..on the plus side they did not charge that time. We revisited and spend quite some time there, it is a really...More

Thank Candice M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is very old early christian basilica with original old mosaics, protected for its beauty and originality by UNESCO. Do not miss visiting this basilica.

1  Thank Martina L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden gem in Porec, catholic center of Porec. Have seen a local wedding and it was amazing. Very nice culture.

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not into religious places normally, but this is an interesting place and worth the small entry fee.

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Quite a remarkable place some of which dates back to the 6th century. Now a unesco heritage site. Very worthwhile

1  Thank Pinkhill
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We enjoyed walking around the Basilica and looking at all the different rooms, statues, mosaic etc. We climbed to the top of the bell tower and the views were lovely. We were debating whether to pay to visit the Basilica, but we both said we...More

1  Thank Maggie J
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Interesting couple of hours spent wandering around the Basilica. A trip up the bell tower is worth the steps the view is lovely on a sunny day. Don’t worry if ladies don’t have a scarf to cover shoulders to visit the church, you can borrow...More

2  Thank JacAlmondo
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Called in on our weeks holiday. What a stunning place, well cared for and maintained. It dates back to the 12th century and the items on display are amazing. Well worth climbing all the stairs to the top of the bell tower as the views...More

3  Thank montysmum
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

For a modest fee, you can see history dating back to third century, including some fantastic mosaics. As a bonus, it’s also cool and shady!

2  Thank Kevin N
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Must see place to go. Worth climbing bell tower for views. Mosaics very impressive. Well worth the entrance fee.

2  Thank DocSwindon
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September 16, 2016|
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Response from mrandmrsWales | Reviewed this property |
Dont know if there is a specific car park for the Basilica, but plenty of parking around the town, along the sea front wall
August 22, 2016|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it is a major attraction and revenue earner so I hope that they would keep it open. Sorry not sure.