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Public Town Cistern

The cistern has a great historical value. It is located next to the parish church, behind the bell tower. It dates back from the 17th century, precisely from 1677, and it was very important for the survival at the time. Built out of stone, with a waterproof interior combined of lime, ground brick, grains of volcanic lifa and silica sand. In the history, the inhabitants of Istria used cisterns such as this in order to collect rainwater. The cisterns testify of the importance of survival on the entire coast, therefore such cisterns can also be found in urban areas such as Pula and Poreč, late antique villages and country houses in Zorna, Veli Brijuni…

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Address:
Trg Republike (old town), Umag 52470

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GPS coordinates:
45.43327, 013.51820 (45°25’59.8″N, 013°31’05.5″E)

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Size (small/medium/big):
Small

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Working hours:
0-24h

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Price:
Free sightseeing

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Required time for sightseeing:
5 min

GPS coordinates: 45.43327, 013.51820 (45°25’59.8″N, 013°31’05.5″E)

Address: Trg Republike (old town), Umag 52470
Public Town Cistern is located in the old town of Umag on The Republic Square next to the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and the bell tower.

 

Translations:
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do javne gradske cisterne koja se nalazi u starom dijelu grada
Umaga na Trgu Republike, pored glavne crkve Uzvišenja Djevice Marije i zvonika. Hvala!

You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!

 

Additional translation:
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema javnoj gradskoj cisterni koja se nalazi u starom dijelu grada Umaga na Trgu Republike, pored glavne crkve Uzvišenja Djevice Marije i zvonika. Hvala!

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