- Peškera Defense Tower
Peškera Defense Tower
The North Tower Peškera is located in the northeast part of the old town, or the Peškera Bay. It was built in 1473 by Francesco Bondulmiera. Around today’s peninsula and between the three towers, city walls were built that were separated from the mainland by a ravine. The former city gates were located on the arched entrance to the city, which was located next to the Tower. On the exterior part of the Tower, a few openings for loopholes and guns can be seen. The bottom of the Tower was originally cone-like, but later it was formed in the shape of a roller which increased its strength and reduced the damage caused by cannon balls. Today, the remains of the Tower can be seen from the promenade in the northern part of the city.
Category: Museum Art Palace, Old town,
Dr. Ante Šonje Obala (Old town), Poreč 52440
45.228256, 013.594953 (45°13’41.7″N, 013°35’41.8″E)
GPS coordinates: 45.228256, 013.594953 (45°13’41.7″N, 013°35’41.8″E)
Address: Dr. Ante Šonje Obala Street (Old Town), Poreč 52440
The North Tower Peškera is located in the Old Town of Poreč in Obala Dr. Ante Šonje Street (next to the sea); it is located about 160m away from the square named Trg slobode (2 minutes of walking)
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do starog dijela grada Poreča i ostavite na Trgu slobode (velikom trgu gdje se održavaju koncerti). Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema Obrambenoj kuli na Peškeri koja se nalazi u ulici Obale Dr.Ante Šonje (odmah do mora). Od Trga slobode udaljena oko 160 metara, 2 minute hodanja. Hvala!
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