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Presentation of the book Once upon a time Piran had a drawbridge


On the morning of the 28th of September 2021, the book "Once upon a time Piran had a drawbridge" was presented at a press conference at the Monfort infocenter and in the evening at the Pastoral-Cultural Center "Georgios" in Piran. The book was published by the Maritime Museum "Sergej Mašera" Piran. Its author is the renowned expert on bridges Gorazd Humar who has gathered everything that has been known about the bridge. Digital models of construction of the bridge have also been included.


The guests were addressed by the author Gorazd Humar, the director of the Piran Maritime Museum Franco Juri and dr. Nadja Terčon from the Piran Maritime Museum as well as the archivist Mirjana Kontestabile Rovis from the Koper Regional Archives that showed everyone present the original ducale (construction permit), kept by the Piran archives, with which in 1578 the Doge of Venice allowed the construction of the Piran bridge.