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Nova Vas nad Dragonjo

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The village Nova vas lies on a hill that on the west descends towards the Dernica Valley and in the south towards the Dragonja Valley. As Villa Nouva or Villa Nuova it was first mentioned in the map of Istria in 1525 by Pietro Coppo.
The traditional economical activity was agriculture (olives, wine, fruits), cattle breeding, crafts and trades. In the village there is a small oil-mill. Worth mentioning is the Rosemary church, mentioned in the 1470, renovated in the second half of the 18th century. Apart from the church stands the 26-meters high tower with the sculpture of the St. Joseph from 1896.
In the village is also a renovated old water source and a small museum in an old house with ethnological collection of old furniture. There are also two monuments remanding us of the fallen freedom fighters in the second World War. The village is a cultural monument.


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Nova Vas nad Dragonjo - Nova Vas nad Dragonjo

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Nova Vas nad Dragonjo
Nova Vas nad Dragonjo - Nova Vas nad Dragonjo - Fire station

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Nova Vas nad Dragonjo - Fire station
Nova Vas nad Dragonjo - Bus station

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Bus station
Nova Vas nad Dragonjo - Central square

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Central square
Nova Vas nad Dragonjo - Istrian house

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Istrian house
Nova Vas nad Dragonjo - Road through Nova Vas nad Dragonjo

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Road through Nova Vas nad Dragonjo
Nova Vas nad Dragonjo - Nova Vas nad Dragonjo with church

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Nova Vas nad Dragonjo with church
Nova Vas nad Dragonjo - Istrian architecture

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Istrian architecture
Nova Vas nad Dragonjo - Narrow street

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Narrow street
Nova Vas nad Dragonjo - Vineyard

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Vineyard
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