Once a settlement is here Histrians (no wonder because some estimates suggest that in Istria lived up to 120,000 Histrians). Gračišće arrival of the Romans became a Roman fort, and given the name Gallinianum. I Gračišće has continuity of those ancient days. Moreover, somewhere around the 15th century is much larger and richer than Pazin and he and the tax was higher than Pazin for approximately 80%. Within the medieval settlement, there were even seven sacred buildings (now there are 4 churches). In nađenoj documentation back to 1199th The Gračišće had Drašihu and Croats for the county. Settled more than 100 Croatian families Gračišće granted the status of the city and its emblem. The settlement was established, and part of the city walls can be seen today, as is well preserved medieval towers (in the pictures above). In a city that passed through the gate (picture left), through which you enter today, and the town hall (16th century) on the ground floor of the passage. Is worth visiting this place. Walk the streets will lead you to the realization that a number of houses today Gracisce since the 15th century, especially those on the outer edge of the old town and the houses in the alley next to the Church. Eufemije.Ako hungry we recommend that you try some of the delicacies in the local tavern in an authentic setting.
Contact Information :
Turistička zajednica središnje Istre
Franine i Jurine 14
+ 385 (0) 52 622 460
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 : Central Istra
Nature of the magical, almost mythical landscapes and enthusiastic medieval towns of central Istria will bring you to the primordial, the deep, the natural right to pleasure! Central Istria is one of the few Mediterranean region, which boasts the quality of an intact natural landscape and rich heritage. Numerous coves and hills created and dispersed settlements in many magical forms, with almost unreal views.
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