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Barbariga

Barbariga
Barbariga is a small town located 20km away from the cities of Pula and Rovinj. It is surrounded by beautiful untouched nature as well as olive trees.
Within the town of Barbariga there is an apartment complex made up of many apartments and rooms. Tourists enjoy visiting Barbariga because it offers a variety of restaurants and taverns which provide fresh seafood daily. The town's beauty and natural surroundings render an itinerary directed towards culture and spirituality as well as activities such as sports, hunting and fishing.
The town was named after the family Barbarigo from Venice by two doges, cardinals and ten provincial administrators.
Due to a number of antique findings which come from the roman era, the Barbariga region is archeologically wealthy. Amongst the ruins and the old stone houses, found are the remains of a large plant which was used to process wool and colour textiles, an oil factory which was one of the largest in Istria from the 4th century as well as two large roman rustic villas covered in colourful marble mosaics. The name Cape Barbariga used to be called Cape Cissina back in the medieval times and it received its name from the legendary city of Cissa which sank into the sea in the 8th century.
There are also many other archaeological sites in this region such as the remains of the ancient castle Mandriola and the early Christian basilica of St. Andrej with its mosaics, sarcophagi and carved stone slabs from the 7th century.

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