| ♕ | Gateway cafe at dusk - Motovun, Croatia | by © flitshans
UNESCO World Heritage Site | The City of Motovun is located in central Istria, on an elevation that dominates over the valley of the Mirna River. It developed on the site of a prehistoric hillfort. During the middle Ages it changed various feudal masters and had a degree of city autonomy. In the period 1278-1797 it was continuously under Venetian rule.