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Pula

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

Now

12 °C

Today
°C - 13°C
  • Tue 26.03.

    8°C - 11°C

  • Wed 27.03.

    9°C - 11°C

  • Thu 28.03.

    8°C - 12°C

  • Fri 29.03.

    11°C - 13°C

  • Sat 30.03.

    10°C - 14°C

  • Sun 31.03.

    9°C - 15°C

What to do close to Pula?

Pula Arena

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Amphitheatre Arena Pula

The Pula Arena is the best known symbol of Istria’s largest town and one of the best preserved Roman amphitheatres in the world. Start a tour of the Arena and Pula’s other ancient monuments.

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    View of Cape Kamenjak from the air

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    Hidden beach Cape Kamenjak

    This protected nature park is located on Premantura Peninsula and stands out with its beaches of exceptional beauty and a preserved seabed that is a top attraction for lovers of diving.

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    View from the sea of Rovinj at night

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    Old town of Rovinj

    The historic core of Rovinj contains a series of cultural monuments and sights that bear witness to itsrich history. We must mention St Euphemia’s Church the tower of which is the symbol of Rovinj.

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    Visit Lim Fjord

    The Lim Fjord is one of the best preserved natural riches of the Istrian Peninsula, a protected area of exceptional beauty and a diverse plant and animal world that attracts many guests.

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    Beach Maslinica in Rabac

    The beach Maslinica is awarded a Blue Flag that guarantees high quality seawater and level of equipment, and it is known for its developed offer of water sports.

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      Tour of Vrsar

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      Old Town Vrsar

      Several rulers alternated in the area of Vrsar through history and left an indelible trace on today’s appearance of the town, especially in the historic core on the hill. Visit us!

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