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Slovenia: Piran - Ancient Town of Marvelous Atmosphere
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Published: 7.7.2016

On our journey during spring we found Slovenian sea town of Piran (in Italian language known as Pirano). We were amazed by the wonderful atmosphere there. It is a small yet ancient town situated on the tip of Slovenian coastline. The town covers an area of almost 45 km². Less than 17000 inhabitants live there yet many tourists make the town live and vibrant. This makes a breathtaking contrast to the tranquil maritime atmosphere. You can especially feel it when walking down side alleys. The round sqaure is very interesting. The famous Italian violinist Giuseppe Tartini was born here in the town and his statue stands on the square. You wouldn't expect such a statue in this small town and its narrow streets. There is also St George's cathedral. It is sorto f the natural main landmark of the town.

 

Text and photos: O. Maňáková

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