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History of Premantura – Travel Guide Historical Art & Culture

The place Premantura was already mentioned in ancient times. The city was built on the ruins of an old Illyrian-Roman settlement . The remains were found near Premantura, as well as the statue of Minerva , now kept in the Archaeological Museum in Pula. The first inhabitants were Dalmatians, who had taken refuge from the Turks here. Today Premantura has around 450 inhabitants.