The town of Pula in Croatia is the biggest Istrian town, known for a large number of cultural and historical sights and events.
Throughout history, Pula has been an important political and economic centre in the region, which is witnessed by numerous monuments all over the town. One of the best preserved Roman amphitheatres in the world and the town’s symbol – the renowned Pula Arena – stands out the most. It used to be a place where bloody fights took place, and today it is a stage in which some of the biggest world stars perform. As an important urban centre, Pula has a rich offer of exhibits in numerous museums and galleries, which is why guests visit it frequently on their way to the popular summer destinations, such as Vrsar, Rovinj or Umag. Various events are organised in Pula during the entire year, and one of the most prominent among them is the film festival in Arena, which is transformed into the “oldest” cinema in the world during this event. Walking in Pula’s parks is an especially interesting experience. With their arrangements, they reflect the period in which they were created and lead to a journey through the town’s history in the shade of the rich greenness. Enjoy seeing Pula’s sights and discover how the town of Pula in Croatia developed!
What should you see and experience in Pula?
- The Pula Arena is one of the most important historical monuments in Pula and the world
- Augustus’ temple dedicated to goddess Roma and Emperor Augustus
- Double Door and remainders of medieval town walls
- Gate of Hercules built from big stone blocks
- Protected part Cape Kamenjak (Rt Kamenjak) in the nearby Premantura peninsula
- Pula Film Festival, the oldest Croatian film festival
- Days of Antique in Pula on the way of life and culture of the old Rome
- Aquarium Pula
How's the weather in Pula
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