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Cultural centre in Barban

TZ Barban

History & Culture - Visitor's centre


The Visitor's center is located in the center of Barban and it presents the unique cultural-historical heritage in an interactive way, through education and visual presentation with the main theme „Trka na prstenac“ - Race of the Ring. This race represents the symbol of the town and it's one of the top tourist attractions in Istria.

The ground floor has an attractive entrance The symbols on the door are „Trka na prstenac“ - Race of the Ring. On the first floor, there is a passage that will remind you of the racing track. While visitors are going through the passage, the light and sound signals will turn on, as well as the speedometer which changes depending on the speed and the distance of the finish line with the ring.

There is also a small room where Race of the Ring participants are represented through history as well as the exhibit of „vitica“ - the ring and spears around it, traditional folk costumes, and additional equipment. The circle room evokes the history of Barban and Race of the Ring with an homage to the most famous racers through audio and video presentations.


Visit Website
  • Monday 08:00 - 20:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00
  • Thursday 08:00 - 20:00
  • Friday 08:00 - 20:00
  • Saturday 12:00 - 20:00
  • Sunday Closed