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The Main Attraction of the City (other than truffles)

A nicely preserved tower, most impressive from a distance as you drive near the town. Definitely... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2019
2fromTX
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San Antonio, Texas
Bell Tower

The Bell Tower was completed in 1608 and is a small-scale copy of the campanille of San Marco in... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2019
Lance_Kerwin
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Tromso, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t like the old city of Motovun, because it’s a fake tourist attraction. The bell tower doesn’t work. Actually nothing to see and everything is very expensive. You can’t drive into the old town, you have to leave your car at the parking, which...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 4, 2019

A nicely preserved tower, most impressive from a distance as you drive near the town. Definitely get a photo of the city as you drive in. The tower stands out more than usual because of its elevated postion on top of the hill and central...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

The Bell Tower was completed in 1608 and is a small-scale copy of the campanille of San Marco in Venice, which confirms that it was built in the period of the Venetian influence on Piran. Among other newer bells, there is also a bell from...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Lance_Kerwin
Reviewed May 19, 2018

The bell tower is located in the main square. The views from the top are amazing. You can use it as an orientation point while walking around the city.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Viorel_25
Reviewed February 12, 2018

You should see the top of the bell it has amazing view. Try to find some local people to guide you to the staris of the bell

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Istriago
Reviewed November 21, 2017

It is located next to St. Stephen's church in the main square. It's the perfect landmark in the center of town so you really cannot get lost as you explore. It's possible to climb to the top of it but was not open when I...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

Beautiful tower in the square of Motovun. It is the centerpiece of the square. The tower was how visitors could tell if the town was friend or foe.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Laurence M
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Every visit to Istra is no-visit at all if you dont visit oldtown Motovun in the middle of this beautiful region. Bell Tower is really impressive from a distance. On this main square you can take a great photos. Recommend.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank VedranCotic
Reviewed September 26, 2017

This is a lovely little tower, part of St Stephens church, however it's very old and some might say it's a little dangerous getting up and down it. Not for the faint hearted. The sign at the start says you do this at your own...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank greenpanther30
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

We merely admired this from the outside. An icon of Motovun. Nice area to gather at the square where this is located.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank shari w
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