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Euphrasius Basilica

Decumanus St, Porec, Croatia
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Ranked #2 of 12 attractions in Porec
Type: Religious Sites
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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

A must see for history lovers. It has withstood a lot over history and conceals remnants of 2 previous churches dating back to the 5th century.

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

The Euphrasius Basilica is certainly worth a visit. It was useful to have a tour guide who explained the many historical aspects of the church and provided a lot of interesting facts. The interior of the basilica is beautiful in design, including magnificent use of marble, and ornate paintings of various religious scenes and people of significance. The use of... More

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Essexs
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW

Ideal place as it was a rainy day. Nice old ruins, bell tower was quite easy to reach. Lovely mosaics.

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manchester,uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

as a unesco heritage site , it is a good place to see. Very old buildings and historical mosics from different eras in the buildings' history. From the top of the bell tower, the views over porec and the surrounding area are worth the climb . A bit more information around the site would have made it a bit more... More

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This building houses many examples of beautiful mosaics dating from the Roman occupation as well as relics from it's time as the Besilica and Bishop's seat.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Enjoyed climb to top.the wonderful mosaics.all beautiful and well preserved museum with wonderful artworks statues

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Basilica of Euphrasius has been a World Heritage site sine 1997 and it's a "must do" when visiting Porec. It's a 6th century church dedicated to Bishop Euphrasius , the first bishop of Porec who was martyred in the 1st century and has some very fine Byzantine mosaics . Entering through a colonnaded atrium the Basilica is on your... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Very well maintained and some astonishing features, mosaics from the third century.! Well worth visiting.

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Carrickfergus Co. Antrim Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This church has a beautiful interior with some truly awesome stonework and mosaics.
This is an extraordinary place with a unique atmosphere.
 Visiting it will linger in the memory.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

a splendid old building to go see, be warned though when at the top of the bell tower and the bells sound it is very loud.

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