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4 Comments CherryPie on Dec 15th 2015

This is what happened when when the wind changed direction and the light rain turned into a torrential downpour. You can now see why we left the breakfast table in a hurry…

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14 Comments CherryPie on Dec 13th 2015

Hotel Tartini is perfectly situated with a choice of a view over Tartini Square or a balcony view towards the harbour and the sea beyond. On arrival at the hotel we found we had a room with a birds eye view of the square, a perfect room with a perfect view. During our stay we [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Dec 11th 2015

St. Francis Church is situated next to the Franciscan monastery. In front of it there is a small square, formerly used as a cemetery. The construction of the church and the monastery reaches back to the year 1301. Despite many restorations, traces of the period in which the church was built can still be seen [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Dec 10th 2015

10 Comments CherryPie on Dec 9th 2015

The largest part of the preserved walls dates from the beginning of the 15th and the end of the 16th century and has become an integral part of the medieval city structure. The largest preserved section of the walls on the Mogoran hill has exceptional historical value and marks the end of the medieval town [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Dec 8th 2015

The Crucified from Piran is located with in the Church of St George.

In 2009 a glass case was installed above the choir banks on the right-hand side of the presbytery to keep the Crucified from Piran, one of the key monuments of the Mediaeval sculpture art in Slovenia. The Gothic art especially intensifies the martyrdom [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Dec 5th 2015

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