Pula Things to Do

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  • 1. Augustus Temple

    This temple is from around 2nd century BC to before the death of Augustus in 14AD, for which the temple is dedicated. Besides that dedication, it also is a commemoration for Goddess Roma, a deity from...

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  • 2. Arena

    One (good) idea to promote some monuments is their use in cultural or ludic events. The magnificence of the ambiance enhances the quality of the show, if well integrated in it. However, all events...

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  • 3. Roman Amphitheater

    Promoted as the most complete Roman amphitheater, that may only apply to its external walls. The interior suffered the common transformations of most Croatian monuments, and shows almost nothing of...

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  • 4. Cathedral of Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary

    Until going there I only knew one cathedral with the tower separated from the main building - in Leiria. Now, I knew a second one. And that was my most remarkable note about this monument, as...

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  • 5. Arch of the Sergeius Family

    Salvia Postuma Sergia used her own money to build the arch to honour her three brothers who fought and died at the battle of Actium. The arch was erected in the last two decades of the 1st century BC.

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  • 6. Walking

    The city`s earliest recorded permanent habitation dates back to the 10th century BC. It was founded by the illyrian tribe of the Histri, an ancient population that lived in Istria. Roman settlement...

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  • 7. Forum

    The whole area in front of the Communal Palace and Temple of Augustus was being excavated, in search of the Roman Forum. One day (if no more war comes to change things) it will be presented and...

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  • 8. Brioni National Park

    Brioni…again! Since I used up all my travelogues and I was going to add a bunch of pictures, here is more of Brioni. This is the gorgeous beach I am talking about! There are 4 hotels in which you can...

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  • 9. Franciscan Monastery

    Franciscan monastery in the upper parts of town. We had to search for a while before we arrived there, it's a bit off the beaten path. Here you will also find the altar for the Blessed Oton of Pula...

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  • 10. Chapel of Santa Maria Formosa

    Originally from the 6th century, escaping from demolitions and bombs, this small chapel, standing beside a small garden that replaced a quarter erased in WW2, was built in Ravenna's style. It seems...

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  • 11. Dvojna Vrata - Double Gate

    In the past, the whole city was surrounded by walls and was entered through about ten gates. The Twin Gates (there are two arches), were built between the 2nd and 3rd centuries, and they lead to the...

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  • 12. Mornaricka Crkva

    The Portal of the church of Our Lady of the Sea and the walls are built of alternating white Istrian stone and red marble, thus creating a vivid decorative composition with horizontal bands. The...

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  • 13. Aquarium

    This is a history of being built during the Austrian era as a fort in 1886 called Fort Verudela. Today this started to become an aquarium in 2002, and has evolved into tow levels now and has 60 pools...

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  • 14. Sveta Marija Katedrala

    This picture shows the Northern wall of Sveta Marija Katedrala, opposite to the main entrance. The little street leads to Obala Maršala Tita and the sea, 50 meters away. Pay attention to the small...

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  • 15. Town Hall

    Two eyecatching, historic buildings are neighbour to each other at Forum and compete for audience: Augustus temple and Communal palace or Town hall which was built on a site of former Diana's temple....

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  • 16. Roman Theatre

    This theatre is much smaller than the arena and was probably used more for cultural activities and stage plays. It is dated back to around 2AD and was build into the hill on the backside. There is a...

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  • 17. Comunal Palace

    Top example of the historical "salad" that Croatia became, here we have a historical building using old remains of other historical buildings. It's a hard and...

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  • 18. Twin Gates and city walls

    Imagine a medieval barricade, built in a hurry, while the enemy approaches: Everything possible was used, and so, stones, pillars and maybe statues were piled...

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  • 19. Kastel

    The most important and the oldest fortification architecture is the large bastion fort on the hill Kastel. The bastion was built on a height above the city,...

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  • 20. St. Nishola's Church

    The present Orthodox Church of St. Nicolas, formerly the church of the Native of the Virgin Mary, originated in 6th century on the remains of a Roman building...

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  • 21. Giardini - the trees and tables to sit

    At historic edge of Pula, by the triumphal arch of Sergi and next to ruins of a city wall there's impressive leafy area of Giardini, whose trees grows into...

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  • 22. ... and looking for antique stuff

    There's also small antique market in a side street near main open doors 'tržnica': more like flea market where some barganing comes useful if you're buying...

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  • 23. where all streets end

    Today's main square of Pula is evolved from Forum of Roman era - therefore it continues to bear the same name yet within different time frame and entierly...

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  • 24. through monumental gates

    Every now and then you may actually enter the oldest part of Pula through Triumphal arch of the Sergi, which is somewhat symbolic passage between leafy and easy...

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  • 25. somehow 'the main street' - Sergijevaca

    Liked said before, Sergi's were powerful and high ranking officials in Istria during times of Roman and beside triumphal gates, the main street in old Pula is...

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