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Port of Piran

Traveling from Pula to Verona, on October 1st 2002, I stoped for two hours in Piran to make a few pics. Unfortunatelly it was a rainy day with poor light conditions.
In August 2003, when spending my summer holidays in Istria, I made a day trip to Piran in order to make new pictures of it under the clear sunny day.
Piran is old mediterranean town which is situated at the cape of the Piran peninsula. The town looks like one large museum with the medieval architecture and rich cultural heritage. It is also a very important touristic centre of Slovenia.

St. George Church

The parish church of St. George (sv. Jurija) was built in the 12th c., while the present figure is from 1637. The tower bell of the church was built in 1608 and is a smaller copy of the famous tower bell of St. Marcul in Venice.

1st of May Square

The old administrative centre, once called Piazza Vecchia.

  • Last visit to Piran: Aug 2003
  • Intro Updated Nov 30, 2003
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  • Maurizioago's Profile Photo
    Jun 14, 2014 at 9:35 AM

    Spero di tornare a Pirano il prossimo autunno.


  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Dec 19, 2009 at 3:28 PM

    They have a lot of wonderful Venetian houses it seems. We hope to stay around here for a visit in the spring. Thank you for the tips and pictures.

  • acemj's Profile Photo
    Feb 5, 2006 at 4:16 PM

    Old walls, Venetian architecture, fresh fish and pretty girls in the sun! I like it.

  • Oct 23, 2005 at 11:16 PM

    piran looks beautiful! i love your photos, as always boris! hope all is well with you! xx

  • mapakettle's Profile Photo
    Oct 18, 2005 at 5:28 AM

    Thank you for the visit to Piran Boris. Ma Kettle and I are researching a trip there for the end of October. Pa

  • Irina's Profile Photo
    Aug 4, 2005 at 6:16 AM

    Nice page! Thanks for sharing.

  • bijo69's Profile Photo
    May 22, 2005 at 4:33 PM

    Great page! Just booked a flight to Ljubljana and thought I might re-visit lovely Piran!

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Apr 29, 2004 at 9:01 PM

    If traffic allows, I'll try to go back to Piran next Summer to complete former visits to the city center and to the fish market. You, as usually, show much more than what I have seen myself ! But it was sooo hot ! Should go off peak season !

  • Imbi's Profile Photo
    Nov 30, 2003 at 1:55 AM

    I am surprised to know that even a town like Piran has some serious problems with traffic. Nice page

  • A2002's Profile Photo
    Sep 17, 2003 at 1:38 AM

    Nice and helpful page of Piran. Thanks Boris.


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