Holy Trinity Church

The origins of the Church of the Holy Trinity are debated (12th or 15th century), a debate fuelled by the building's strange architectural style. However, its defensive nature leaves no doubt. Embedded in a thick wall and surrounded by two towers, the church was a protection against Turkish attacks in the region, frequent in the 16th century. Inside, magnificent medieval frescos representing a Danse Macabre are still preserved.

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Saint Vitus Cathedral

This cathedral was built by the Jesuits in the 17th century, replacing the medieval cathedral that was in its place. The architecture is unique, blending both baroque and gothic styles, as is its rotunda shape, which is not typical for Dalmatia. There are unique stained glass windows featuring a gothic cross as well as St. Vitus himself. There is also a cannonball lodged into the wall near the entrance, which dates from the Napoleonic wars.

Church of St. Euphemia

The Church of St. Euphemia (also known as Sveta Fuma) is the most famous monument of Rovinj. The current Venetian baroque building was built between 1725 and 1736, on the site of an old medieval church.

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The Church and Monastery of Saint Francis

This Franciscan monastery was constructed in the 13th century. The monastery complex contains a cavernous church featuring a 15th century gilded altarpiece. In addition to this, there is an elaborate Roman mosaic featuring a hippocampus, a mythical Roman fish-tailed horse.