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Euphrasius Basilica

Address: Decumanus St, Porec, Croatia
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Ranked #2 of 14 Attractions in Porec
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks

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Bulkington, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
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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157 reviews 157 reviews
58 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The Basilica complex is a World Heritage site, dating from the sixth century. It is one of the glories of Poreč, indeed one of the glories of Croatia. Do not miss it. Even if you think you have little interest in old churches, ruins, saints and art, or any of these, I am sure that you will find something here... More 

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Southam, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Less than £4 to enter and the bell tower has the most amazing views with not too difficult a climb. Lots of history to see and read about.

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Dulin
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10 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Very interesting, well worth a visit. It is not the most spectacular Basilica in Europe, but the history of the place is great and should not be missed if in Porec - visit with a guide preferably.

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Well worth a visit for its history and mosaics. Everything is in an amazing state of preservation. Porec is a delightful town. Good food market and lovely restaurants.

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Vienna, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a beautiful and fascinating complex, particularly if you are interested in art, architecture and/or history as we are. It has a long and colorful past, well preserved ruins, a gorgeous old church and some interesting things in the museum. We must have spent 3 hours here. In addition, there are numerous places for great photo ops.

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Scotland
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Not a history buff but easily the best 40 Kuna I have spent for a long time. Wont spoil it for you, just go and see it for yourself :)

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