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Piran

Piran is the old port city in Slovenian Istra. The city is bilingual, Italian and Slovenian. The Italian name for the city is Pirano. It is situated in the cape of the Piran peninsula. Piran has kept its medieval appearance with narrow streets and closely built houses, which gives it a typical Mediterranean character and special charm. On a hill above the houses is the church of Saint George with a high tower, and many paintings and artwork inside. Piran has been settles since before Roman times. In the years between 1909 and 1953, Piran was connected with Portoroz and Lucija by the electric railway. To...

Koper - Old Town Centre

The old city centre has many important buildings. Among them are Carpaccio square with Taverna, Saint Justina’s column and fountain, fountain Da Ponte, the Muda Gate, Praetorian Palace (Pretorijska palača), cathedral and the defence tower, square Brolo with the park, Fontico with the heraldic decoration, Palace Tarsia, Palace Almerigogna, Palace De Belli, the Rotunda of the Assumption. Carpaccio Square is embellished with the Carpaccio House, the Gothic building from the 15th century. It was the residence of the Venetian painter Benedetto Carpaccio, the son of the famous Vittore. They left the city the ...

Piran - Tartini Square

Piran is a wonderful old port town in Slovenian Istria. The city preserved the medieval plan with narrow streets and squeezed houses, which gives it the special charm. Tartini Square is the centre of Piran and the largest square. It got the name by the Giuseppe Tartini (1692 – 1770), the famous composer and violinist. The main square became in the end of the 13th century. The image, which has it today, got in the other half of the 19th century. It began with the covering of the inner port. On the square are Tartini house, the Saint Peter's Church, baroque house, hotel Tartini, interesting stony columns ...

Piran - St. George's Church (Cathedral)

St. George's Church (Cathedral) in Piran is proudly raising above the city Piran and gives it the special meaning. The St. George was protector of the town. The cathedral was built in the 12th century and in the 14th century was constructed in the present largeness. In the year 1637 got the today's image by the baroque renovation. In the year 1608 was added the belfry and the baptistery in the year 1650. The hill on which is standing the church was also fortified in these years. In the year 1641 they built the supporting walls and in the sea part they strengthen the hill with the rocky arches. They bega...

Izola

Izola is a wonderful seaside city, which lies between Koper and Piran. The name got after the island on which it was built. Today is known as the tourist place, but people are still very much connected with fishing and producing of oil and wine. The first tourism started to develop with discovering of the thermal springs in the year 1820. The greater interesting things worth seeing are Italian elementary school Dante Alighieri, Parenzana museum, Trg padlih za svobodo (Square), Soncno nabrezje, Manzioli Square, the Church of St. Mary of Haliaetum, the Cape Petelin, port (madrac), Municipal palace (City H...


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