Countryside palace / monastery in Dajla
Along the coast of Dajla is valuable architectural structures, which, with its harmonious beauty and a long and turbulent history draws attention to experts and passers-by. The present appearance of architectural complex gets 1839th year on the basis of a draft French architect Le Terrier de Manetota. Precisely the origin of his palace in Dajla architect owes its French neoclassical appearance, unique in Istria.In the area of \u200b\u200bthe old square framed buildings with four towers, which have always been called the citadel, which was born the elegant two-story rectangular building flanked on its forefront the two buildings almost identical appearance. Specifically, with respect precedes the period, the architect de Manetot leaves intact baroque church.John the Baptist (dedicated 1783), which was located east of the main corpus of the castle, facing a religious facility builds a new building (kapelanov flat) on the same external architectural mantle as the church. A deliberate mirror reflection symmetry strongly emphasizes the facade of the main building and leading us through the (formerly) a garden to the monumental portals, like a transparent membrane, separates architectural structures from the coast. Tiny mole testifies that the villa had access from the sea.Describes an architectural ensemble of the early 19th century is one of the few monuments from the neoclassical period to the Adriatic region. Unfortunately, today's complex abandoned and devastated the time, inappropriate additions and human negligence. The oldest traces of his past leads us to the ancient times when at the same site of a Roman possession. In 5th and 6 coming century Greek monks and built a monastery in which the 9th useljuju century Benedictine monks.Monastery was dedicated to St. John the Baptist. In mid-13th century, the monastery was abandoned and the property of the bishops of Novigrad. Bishop Nicolò 1273rd The grants koparskoj possession of a wealthy family who Sabini ga renewed and former monastery is named Dajla castle (Castrum Dailae). When Sabini family remains without an heir, the castle 1736th receive today Koper Counts Grisoni. In the first half of the 19 following paragraphs mentioned remodeling castle in leisure time abode.After a family tragedy, Count Francesco Grisoni 1835th Villa vows monks Benedictines of S. Maria di Praglia (near Padua) provided care in education in this area. Benedictines in fairy useljuju 1860th and she became again a monastery, active until 1948. when he mounted a court case Benedictines property confiscated. To 1989. The former monastery served as a nursing home and orphanage, and has since left to himself.
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TURISTIČKA ZAJEDNICA NOVIGRADA
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Region : Istra
Istria is Croatia's largest (and the Adriatic) peninsulaIt is located on the sjeverome part of the Adriatic Sea on the territory of Slovenia, Croatia and ItalyGeographic boundaries Istre line goes from the Bay MUGGIA to the bay Preluka (by examplePart of Istria OpatijaThe western coast of Istria is shallow water, and more divorced, while the steep eastern and less populatedIstria is usually divided into three parts: the Red Istria (west coast), where the predominant red-brown earth (crljenica) Gray Istria (central Istria), the gray glinenastog soilWhite Istria (Učka slopes and the eastern part of the peninsula) because of the rocky soilThe eastern coast of Istria (the so-calledLiburnija or cities Brsec, Lovran, Opatija, Volosko, bake, Kastav) and the western part of the Kvarner Bay of the 1993 administrative year is separate from the rest of Istria in the Republic of Croatia, so that today Istria is divided between two counties: Istria and Primorsko-GoranskaA large part of Istria covers Istria CountyImportant cities and municipalities of Istria include Pula, Pazin, Porec, Rovinj, Opatija, Umag, Novigrad, Labin, Buzet, Motovun, Koper and Piran
Location : Novigrad
In Novigrad, a small fishing town, which is considered to be one of the most romantic places in Istria, you can enjoy the culinary delicacies, various sports activities, joys sea, swimming and sunbathing, walking under the city walls, the research of historical monuments and museums of the basilica, or simply the observation uplovljavaju fishermen in small fishing port, or weave their networks. Large selection of accommodation in private houses or small intimate family hotels to the hotel with top quality 4 and 5 star, Novigrad offers a rich selection of options and room for even the most fastidious guests.
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