Motovun Novaki is a small place located in central Istria, within the municipality of Karojba. Motovun Novaki and the surrounding area have been inhabited since the 15th century. Croatian refugees before the Ottomans, and in the 16th and 17th centuries there were frequent conflicts with the population of the neighboring area of the Pazin principality.In the settlement was the palace of the Polesini family (today, unfortunately, only the portal is preserved), opposite the parish church of St. Marina, built in 1879 on the site of an older 16th Century.Motovun Novaki is a great stop when exploring the charms of central Istria. Here you will see and experience the indigenous Istrian life and see the traditions that have survived to this day.
№471 in Villages and settlements of Croatia