Spent the day in the old town

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September 4th 2006
Published: June 16th 2017
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Today I spent the day in the old town, enjoying the pedestrian free streets.

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01 Across the water01 Across the water
01 Across the water

Across the water is the old town.
02 Bridge02 Bridge
02 Bridge

Walking across the bridge to the old town.
03 St Simeons03 St Simeons
03 St Simeons

This is the church where my grandparents were married.
04 Town watchtower04 Town watchtower
04 Town watchtower

Part of one of the city's squares.
05 St Donats05 St Donats
05 St Donats

The bell tower of St Donat.
06 Pedestrians06 Pedestrians
06 Pedestrians

Looking down from the top of the bell tower.
07 Bridge07 Bridge
07 Bridge

Looking towards the bridge that leads to the old town.
08 Top08 Top
08 Top

The top of St Donats.
09 Forum09 Forum
09 Forum

Ruins of the old forum.
10 Roofs and the Adriatic10 Roofs and the Adriatic
10 Roofs and the Adriatic

In the middle is the Franciscan church and monastery.
11 Recent discoveries11 Recent discoveries
11 Recent discoveries

Unearthing recent discoveries of old Roman buildings.
12 Bell towers12 Bell towers
12 Bell towers

Bell towers.
13 Marina13 Marina
13 Marina

Part of the marina in the newer part of town.
14 Side view14 Side view
14 Side view

Side on view of St Donats.
15 Church and bell tower15 Church and bell tower
15 Church and bell tower

St Donats and its bell tower.
16 Looking down16 Looking down
16 Looking down

Looking down from the top of the church.
17 Looking up17 Looking up
17 Looking up

Looking up at the ceiling of the church.
18 Recycling18 Recycling
18 Recycling

The current church was built over part of the Roman forum.
19 Shame post19 Shame post
19 Shame post

This was used in the middle ages to chain wrongdoers and allow them to be humiliated by the passing public. It is a pillar from the Roman times.
20 The five wells20 The five wells
20 The five wells

This is the square of five wells.
21 Square of the five wells21 Square of the five wells
21 Square of the five wells

A medieval tower in the square.
22 Edge22 Edge
22 Edge

The edge of the city and the city walls.
23 Entrance23 Entrance
23 Entrance

One of the entrances to the old town. The lion is the symbol of the Venetians who ruled here when the gate was built in 1543.
24 Ruins24 Ruins
24 Ruins

Ruins of a church.
25 Leaving the city25 Leaving the city
25 Leaving the city

One of the ways out of the old town, through the Port Gate.
26 Port Gate26 Port Gate
26 Port Gate

Entering through the Port Gate.

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