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Fazana (Croatia, Istria) is small fishing town, situated not far from Pula, on Croatian largest peninsula Istra. Fazana has around 3000 inhabitants. The name Fazana comes from ancient name Phasianac (bird pheasant) and Vasianum (connected with production of amphoraes).
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Fazana is first time mentioned as parish in 1150. St. Cosmas and Damian are protectors of Fazana. Their Church is located on lowest altitude in Istra, just 1 meter.
 
1379. in Fazana waters, there was a sea battle between Venice and Genova. In the time of Austro-Hungarian domination, and with involvement of Nobel Prize winner Robert Koch, Fazana starts developing. 2001. Fazana gaines a status of Municipality.
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Fazana is known by its caramel, liquer and sardine factories. Sardine is blue fish of Mediterranean and Atlantic. Small Fishing Academy offers courses of salting sardines, fishing, gastronomy-preparing... Fazana is connected with Trst and other parts of Adriatic with developed boat connection.
 
Many statesmen and famous people have walked on Fazana`s waterfront, such as Franjo Josip the 1st, James Joyce, Henry Kissinger, Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor, Naomi Campbell, Naser, Josip Broz Tito and many others.
 
Fazana offers, among the other, possibility of group sports, tennis, biking, water sports, riding...
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Attractions to see in Fazana:
 
- Parish Church of St. Cosmas and Damian from 15th century, in gothic style, oltars with pictures of St. Andrew, St. Margaret, saints-physicians..., organ from 1858., tower 27 m high...;
- Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel from 14th century;
- Church of St. John the Apostle from 16th century.
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