Tartini Square, Piran

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Sitting close to the water's edge, paved with white marble and surrounded by elegant 19th-century buildings, Tartini Square serves as the largest square in town and a hub of activity. The square was part of the harbor until 1894, when it was filled in and mounted with a statue of violinist and composer Giuseppe Tartini, after whom the square is named. Most of the buildings are older than the square itself; be sure to look for the Gothic house, the only building that has preserved its original exterior. The square's distinctive oval shape comes from the time when it served as an electric railway station; today it's a pedestrianized zone. Relax with a beer, have a bite of pizza or pastry at one of the outdoor cafes, and watch the locals go about their daily lives. Put Tartini Square at the forefront of your travel plans using our Piran trip tool.
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  • Tartini Square is located near the port and right at the entrance to the old town. A huge square surrounded by old buildings, some with history. There is not too much to do in the square, but the...  more »
  • Biggest and nicest square in Piran, on the seaside. Restaurants, bars around. Big space for concerts, artists.  more »
  • Romantic place, worth of visit, perl of Slovenia coast, take your time and explore narrow alleys, a lot of artigan artwork shops, nice souvenirs, small coffee shops, Restaurants have a great Mediterranean choice of food, fishes right from the sea to the table. Delicious. You feel the history. Kind people. Giuseppe Tartini, great 🎻 home town. The city Square is fantastic.
  • Piran is my favourite coastal town in Slovenia. I love its narrow streets! There are a lot of small cafes and restaurants with delicious food!

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