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Nice, and quite historic

My family and I came here after reading the good reviews on TripAdvisor. The Balbi Arch is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Emma G
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chiave di volta

Beautiful entrance in the old town, it seems to enter in a time machine and go back in 80 years... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Brescia, Italy
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Entrance to old Venetian Quarter
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  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
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“winged lion” (5 reviews)
“town gate” (2 reviews)
Main Square, Rovinj, Croatia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I came here after reading the good reviews on TripAdvisor. The Balbi Arch is a historic arch with nice architecture. On the top is the symbol of Venice- a winged lion. Nothing too special, but a nice place to go and see,...More

Thank Emma G
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Beautiful entrance in the old town, it seems to enter in a time machine and go back in 80 years. Really beauty in the night.

Thank fradigioia89
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Entrance to the old city adorned with the winged lion of Venice with his open book. Camera's at the ready. Peace out.

Thank Garrison10
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This charming arch leads you to winding streets full of shops, restaurants and bars. The history of this little town comes out at every corner.

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Balbi Arch with its image of the winged lion dates from the 17th century and reminds the visitor that this coast used to be part of the Venetian empire. In those days the arch marked the entry to the granary and today it's the...More

Thank California_momofsix
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Most popular city door in Rovinj. Look carefully at Venetian lion which is on top of the arch. I wonder if you will notice specialty

Thank Leo P
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The visit of the small town of Rovinj must start from this Arch, just at the beginning of the visit of the town. It has also a turkish decoration on the back side of the arch.

1  Thank chantal196
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Literally a gate to the Old Town in Rovinj, nice old piece of architecture, you cannot miss it while walking around Rovinj.

1  Thank Zgooga
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Nice Arch in old town, you pass to join a nice square; Perhaps it's a Turkish Arch; it's a must to visit the old part of Main Square.

1  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Rovinj was merely a night stop for us. We only started sightseeing on 12 Nov morning as it was raining heavily on 11 Nov when we arrived and we just hibernated in our hotel. We chanced upon Balbi Arch as it was sandwiched between our...More

1  Thank Jedai79
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