Zhminj is located at the intersection of all Istrian roads, which is why it is often called the center of Istria. The first mention of Zhminj in historical sources dates back to 1178, when the town was owned by the Bishop of Porech, however, excavations show that this place was inhabited much earlier, even in the prehistoric period when Zhminj existed as a hillfort.
From the 14th to the 17th century, the city became a member of various wars between the Turks and the Italians, was a refuge for refugees and was repeatedly destroyed.
Today, a beautiful little place proudly stands here which, Due to its exceptional natural beauty, endless meadows, vineyards, rich fields, ancient forests and newly discovered caves, offers numerous hiking trails of any difficulty and duration. Enjoy the untouched nature and rich cultural and historical heritage that you can meet at every turn.
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