Marina Rovinj was declared a cultural monument in was 1963. The city Rovinj was declared as monument of love and romance, and a city of artists because they love it in the summer when its streets transform into open galleries of art. It's a town of Renaissance-Baroque palaces.
UNESCO recognizes and protects the flat bottom vessels called the batanas which reflect Rovinj’s traditions. Rovinj can be labelled as a tourist pearl with several city hotels and islands in front of or near the city port.