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The town of Hum

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Address: Buzet, Croatia
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Pictoresque little town on a hilltop

Hum is officially listed as the smallest town in the world. It is partly surrounded by walls. It has preserved entrance - town door it is on 349 m above see level. It has a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Zagreb, Croatia
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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hum is officially listed as the smallest town in the world. It is partly surrounded by walls. It has preserved entrance - town door it is on 349 m above see level. It has a population of 21 as per the 2011 census, but it is a town. It has two small streets and three rows of houses. It is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

27 people in the town with incredible views- worth stopping by- even for a night! Sobre Dores is a cozy little apartment owned by a local family if you want to stay the night- this is where we stayed!

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Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I had read about this "smallest town" online while doing travel research for our trip, but it never made it on our formal agenda. So, driving through Istria, we came upon the road sign and I convinced my husband and the other couple with us to take the twisty, turny drive up to medieval Hum. Turns out, it was one... More 

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Tiburon, California, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Very small, old cute town. There are also amazing views of the surrounding hills. They have perhaps too many shops (about 5 I would guess) for such a small town, but there were fairly low key and each was very generous in giving out free samples. The town touts itself for its local Mistletoe brandy, which we enjoyed. It is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Put some good time aside to wander the narrow streets of this charming historical gem. Browse in the shops and, if you are not on a walking holiday (we were!) buy local produce. There is a lady at the entrance to the town deep frying local doughnuts - eat at least one of these!

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We didn't plan to visit Hum, but for sure feel happy we finally decided to go. It is a unique experience, everything looks like time stopped a long time ago. A great experience in the world's smallest city! Also, I would recommend entering the little shop. It gives you a chance to buy and taste local alcohol (teranino) which is... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

It's a small quaint Town that doesn't take you very long to explore. Just a few photos and a short walk around the place. You pay a few kunas for parking and can take your time around the 'Town'. Probably a 30 min to 1 hour exploration is sufficient.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The preserved city walls, the parish church of the Assumption of Mary was built in 1802. The Romanesque church of Sv. Jerome from the 12th century, painted frescos under Byzantine influence, with many Glagolitic inscriptions and graffiti. Hum is also one of the most famous center for Glagolitic script from the 11th century. Hum, according to the Guinness Book of... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

It was a good walk from Buzet to get there but well worth the trouble. A romantic hideaway place with an excellent kaonga ( a traditional restaurant) to sit for lunch and admire the views of the town while eating the most delicious home-made sandwiches. The souvenir shop and and church are worth a visit as you explore the windy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The truffle brandy and mistletoe brandy for which the town are known are a must. Stop in the little local shop (rather than the more advertised Aura shop) for a true authentic experience.

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