Curch St. Toma

Curch Saint Toma

Curch Saint Toma

The Church can be reached by bike trail along the railroad Rovinj - Kanfanar, 4 km northeast of Rovinj.
The Romanesque church was built in the late 8th or the beginnings of the 9th century and it's an extraudinary example of building technique of the Carolingian period. The layout is in form of a Cross while the tower was built later on.. In the 16th century after the upgrade of the building it looses it's original form. Above the north wall is the bell tower with design and materials of the Romanesque , unique for this the region of Istria.
In the church have been found a lot of pieces of pre-Romanesque, architectural sculptures and church furniture pieces that today can be seen at the Regional Museum of Rovinj.