The City Square

The City Square

The city square in Rovinj is a large area surrounded by beautiful palaces and monuments. The most famous among them is the city clock that rises above the surrounding buildings. The clock itself is from the 14th century, and the tower is recognizable by a large Venetian lion in front of the clock and a red tower.In the middle of the square there is a large fountain "Boys with fish", which was set up in 1959, on the occasion of the solemn celebration of the construction of the waterworks. The author of the fountain and the sculpture "Boy with a fish" at the top, which the people of Rovinj call "Keko" for some reason, is the sculptor Marijan Kocković.

The Baroque Califfi Palace from the 18th century is also located on this square. century, and since 1954 it has housed the Rovinj Homeland Museum. In the museum you can see archeological exhibits, maritime collection, works of old masters and much more.

An indispensable thing to mention is that on this square you can find a large number of souvenir shops, cafes, travel agencies, buildings of the House of Culture, etc.

Author of the article

Ana Lazarević - correspondent for Rovinj
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