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Euphrasian Basilica in Porec

Euphrasian Basilica in Porec
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Beautiful , unique church from Byzantine time

Eufrazijeva ulica, 52440, Pore?, Croatia
Lots of restaurants in nearby streets, with local and international cuisine, pasta, pizza

Euphrasian Basilica (Euphrasiana) in Porec is one of the best preserved monuments of early Byzantine art in the Mediterranean. It was built in the 6th century on the site of an early Christian church, in the time of Bishop Euphrasius and Byzantine Emperor Justinian I. It is located in the episcopal complex. From 1997, it’s on the UNESCO’s list of world heritage sites.
The complex consists of the notable buildings: Basilica, parish church, the sacristy, Baptistery and Bell Tower, Maurus Oratory, and the nearby Bishop’s Palace, which belongs to the same Byzantine period as the basilica. Here is also monumental collection of Porec-Pula diocese.
City of Porec is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Croatia.

Opening hours

I - III: 09:00 – 16:00 IV – VI: 09:00 – 18:00 VII – VIII: 09:00 – 21:00 IX – X: 09:00 – 18:00 XI – XII: 09:00 - 16:00 Closed on Sundays and church holidaysx

How to get there

Higway Zagreb- Rijeka, and continue to Pazin, Porec, or from Slovenian border with higway Istrian Ypsilon to Porec