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Old Town, Rovinj

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Walk the main street of Old Town and browse the many independent shops and art galleries. The area is the keeper of Illyrian, Roman, Byzantine, and Venetian heritage. Enter the narrow, cobbled alleyways, and step into the small squares full of medieval, Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque buildings and terraces. Small churches, monuments, old doors, and arches are tucked behind every corner. You may hear residents still speaking Istriot, a Romance language once widely used in this area. Head to the northern side of town to see the remains of the protective walls. Once you've worked up an appetite, enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants. Plan to visit Old Town and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Rovinj attractions using our Rovinj road trip planning tool.
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  • One of the best cities Istria! Very nice and beautiful old town with amazing fish restaurants. Worth to see!  more »
  • I agree with many of the comments that the old town of Rovinj is very atmospheric and very attractive. Rovinj was the last stop on a long 2 month trip through Montengro, Bosnia and Croatia. In...  more »

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