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You Must See this Basilica Part of a UNESCO Recognized Religious Complex

Euphrasius Basilica is an absolutely beautiful, well preserved church. If you visit Poreč you MUST... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Deborah T
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Chicago, Illinois
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We visited twice as the first time there was a wedding taking place so we were very restricted as... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Candice M
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Swanley, United Kingdom
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All reviews bell tower well worth a visit beautiful mosaics entrance fee world heritage site worth the climb bishop's palace floor mosaics sixth century wooden steps byzantine art small museum old town interesting place lots of history steeped in history basilica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Euphrasius Basilica is an absolutely beautiful, well preserved church. If you visit Poreč you MUST visit it. According to UNESCO, the basilica is part of a group of religious monuments in Poreč, where Christianity was established as early as the 4th century and constitutes the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Deborah T
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We visited twice as the first time there was a wedding taking place so we were very restricted as to where we could go..on the plus side they did not charge that time. We revisited and spend quite some time there, it is a really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

This is very old early christian basilica with original old mosaics, protected for its beauty and originality by UNESCO. Do not miss visiting this basilica.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Martina L
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Hidden gem in Porec, catholic center of Porec. Have seen a local wedding and it was amazing. Very nice culture.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed October 13, 2018

I'm not into religious places normally, but this is an interesting place and worth the small entry fee.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Quite a remarkable place some of which dates back to the 6th century. Now a unesco heritage site. Very worthwhile

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Pinkhill
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We enjoyed walking around the Basilica and looking at all the different rooms, statues, mosaic etc. We climbed to the top of the bell tower and the views were lovely. We were debating whether to pay to visit the Basilica, but we both said we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Maggie J
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Interesting couple of hours spent wandering around the Basilica. A trip up the bell tower is worth the steps the view is lovely on a sunny day. Don’t worry if ladies don’t have a scarf to cover shoulders to visit the church, you can borrow...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank JacAlmondo
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Called in on our weeks holiday. What a stunning place, well cared for and maintained. It dates back to the 12th century and the items on display are amazing. Well worth climbing all the stairs to the top of the bell tower as the views...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank montysmum
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

For a modest fee, you can see history dating back to third century, including some fantastic mosaics. As a bonus, it’s also cool and shady!

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Kevin N
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M4ll0rca
September 16, 2016|
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Response from mrandmrsWales | Reviewed this property |
Dont know if there is a specific car park for the Basilica, but plenty of parking around the town, along the sea front wall
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virginac
August 22, 2016|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it is a major attraction and revenue earner so I hope that they would keep it open. Sorry not sure.
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hoplavie450
Montreal, Canada
Concert in Euphrasius Basilica Sept 14 ?? (1 Replies)
Hi I just cannot find if there are concerts in the basilica on Sept 14 (or 15) Please help. Thanks
September 09, 2014|
Response fromM S|
Sorry none listed on the to-porec.com website.
Pasqualino
New Jersey, USA
Euphrasius Basilica (1 Replies)
Can you please tell me the opening and closing times? Thanks!
June 24, 2012|
Response fromchefathome|
I believe it is from early April to the middle of October, 7 am - 8 pm.