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Address: Decumanus St, Porec, Croatia
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Free after 4 p.m.

Beautiful medieval mosaics and wall frescoes, but wait until after 4 p.m. if you can when it is free; not really worth paying the entrance fee.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Beautiful medieval mosaics and wall frescoes, but wait until after 4 p.m. if you can when it is free; not really worth paying the entrance fee.

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Overland Park, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The Euphrasian Basilica is an example of early Byzantine architecture in the Mediterranean region. It has retained most of it's original shape, but alterations have taken place over the years due to fires, earthquakes and other disasters. The current church has been built on top of 2 previous churches. The mosaics within the church are absolutely breathtaking. There are 2... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

it is fantastic, best curch i ever see, the mozaic are great, it is a fantastic place for a weding .............................................................................

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Drachten, Friesland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A "non to miss" visit when staying in Porec. A glimpse in history, well accessible and well kept. Beautiful mosaics, the peaceful feel in the basilica, really happy to have been there and experienced this !

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I was looking forward to visiting this glorious site once more. As we are interested in old art,churches, ruins and history we just couldn't pass the opportunity to enjoy it. For a fee of 40 Kuna,one can enjoy the well preserved masterpiece mosaics, sweet calmness of basilica and feel the faith if lucky enough to catch the sunday mass. Also,... More 

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Bolsover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Beautiful mosaics, and a peaceful feel to the basilica. Go on a Sunday or a feast day as this shows that the church is not just a museum.

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Bulkington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

What a beautiful place! We happened to catch it at mass/ sunday service with beautiful singing, architecture is amazing, so glad we saw it.

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Dublin Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We enjoyed our visit here as it gave us an insight into the very early church in Istria. We also witnessed the great faith of the Croatian people.

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Lancaster, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Splendid example of mosaics in this well preserved church. Amazing to see and you can get up close and actually touch them. The outdoor mosaics are the most impressive.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

If you are in Porec, do not miss this place. For only 40kn you can visit the basilica and museum, beautiful historical places.

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