This picture was taken from one of the picturesque streets of Motovun facing an amazing valley. Motovun is one of the best preserved Istrian hill medieval towns.Motovun is walled town too. It's walls were built in 13th and 14th century and are still well preserved. Architecturally, Motovun is very cute place to see - there are several Romanesque and Gothic houses in the very centre of the place as well as system of fortifications with walls, towers and gates, built in the period between the 14th and the 17th centuries. A bell tower in the Gothic and Romanesque style is situated on the top of the hill at the Motovun's main square. Next to it is Renaissance castle with add-ons from the 14th to the 19th centuries. The parish church of Sveti Stipan, built in 17th century has features of the late Renaissance architecture, with it's paintings and sculptures attributed to well known artists.
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