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Pula Walking Tour
"Start is usually at the Amphitheater Pula or somewhere at the city center. If the group wants to enter it the Amphitheater can be visited (entrance fee not included approx. 50 kn) or otherwise look from the outside while your guide explains all about it.After explaining Amphitheater walk towards the ancient city visiting Twin Gate
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Pula Walking Tour
"Start is usually at the Amphitheater Pula or somewhere at the city center. If the group wants to enter it the Amphitheater can be visited (entrance fee not included approx. 50 kn) or otherwise look from the outside while your guide explains all about it.After explaining Amphitheater walk towards the ancient city visiting Twin Gate
From EUR69.00
 
Private Tour: Varazdin and Trakosan Castle Day Trip from Zagreb
"Meet your guide at your central Zagreb hotel and then hop aboard your luxury air-conditioned coach for your journey north to Varaždin roughly 50 miles (81km) away. As the former capital of Croatia and cultural heart of the Međimurje region Varaždin has a refined architecture in abundance and your guide will show off its best bits on your walking tour.Hop off your coach and enjoy a leisurely paced stroll around the pretty cobblestone streets that comprise the town center. Gaze around at the resplendent Baroque buildings that thron enjoying a stint as the country’s capital before a fire snuffed out its glory nearly a century later. See top Varaždin attractions like the Cathedral of the Assumption and the Monastery of St John the Baptist and enjoy photo stops next to interesting buildings like Varaždin Town Hall. Finish your walking tour in the center of town
From EUR80.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Pula

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Floor mosaic – Level of the town.

The entire mosaic composition is divided into two equal sections with altogether 40 decorated areas dominated by geometric patterns with animal details. For example we discovered a fish and a bird....
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Floor mosaic – Punishment of Dirce.

Before entering the site, I read a nice sign with some information. I read that this floor mosaic dates back to the 3th century and is connected to the Legend of Dirce from Greek Mythology. This piece...
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Floor mosaic – How to get there.

The first mention of the name Pula occurred in the 3th century. The beginning of Roman domination (177 bc) in the Istrian peninsula was the beginning of some great and beautiful buildings and other...
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Fazana – Finding the real Fazana?

During our second visit it was clear to us that we wanted to see the other part of town besides the marina area. To do this we can honestly state that the best way to explore Fazana is by foot and the...
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Fazana – Don’t rush your visit.

Although Fazana is quite small, don’t have the idea that you must rush Fazana on a budget. Via this way you will end up missing some of the highlights in a whirlwind. My idea for seeing Fazana...
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Fazana – Worth a visit.

Once we visit a village we always love to loose ourselves in the maze of alleys, streets and lanes. During such a hike we always follow the streets that wind and wander with no discernible order or...
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Chapel of St. Maria Formosa – Architectural master

The Chapel of St. Maria Formosa was built in the style Ravenna churches and in the form of a cross. Due to its dimensions, method of construction and good state of preservation, the Chapel represents...
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Chapel of St. Maria Formosa - Funeral chapel.

For sure the largest and most important building erected in Pula during the Byzantine rule was the Basilica of St. Maria Formosa. This huge church was built in the 6th century did not withstand all...
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Chapel of St. Maria Formosa – Byzantine rule.

After the fall of the Western Roman Empire the city of Pula came under the rule of Exarchate of Ravenna. During this period Pula prospered and became the major port of the Byzantine fleet and integral...
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Small Roman Theater – Cut into the rock.

Like I said before, on the northeastern slopes of the central hill of the city of Pula, below the Castle of Pula, are the remains of a Roman theatre. In addition to the world famous amphitheater, Pula...
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Small Roman Theater – A must visit!

We learned that the remains of scene, the semicircular orchestra and tired section for the audience have partly been reconstructed. Of course this Small Roman Theater is less impressive than the Roman...
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Small Roman Theater – No entrance fee.

The greatest number of cultural monuments can be found in the heart of the old city of Pula or its vicinity. Keep this in mind, so that a walk through Pula turns into a journey through the...
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Brijuni Islands – Guided tour by foot.

After the train tour we had about 30 minutes for a nice lunch. After the lunch we continued the guided tour by foot. Our first stop was the Tito Museum, where I thought the displays were fascinating....
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Brijuni Islands – Guided tour by train.

The boat trip from Fazana to the Veli Brijuni island is about 3,5 kilometers long and takes approximately 30 minutes. Once at the island we took the Brijuni National Park Tour and this begins at the...
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Verudela, Pula, Istria, 52100, Croatia
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Pjescana uvala IX 26, Pula, 52100, Croatia
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Top Things to Do in Pula

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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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Augustus Temple

The temple of Augustus from 2 nd year bc. The finest Roman temples outside Italy. Today inside is used for exhibitions. The Temple is dedicated to Goddess Roma and Emperor Augustus. Temple situated in...
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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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Arch of the Sergeius Family

The Triumphal Arch of Sergius, was erected between the years 29 and 27 B.O.T by the Sergi family, in honor of three members of the family who had high positions in Pula at that time. This triumphal...
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Town Hall

The town hall was built in 1296. after the Temple of Diana on the site --.Built in Venetian style with walls from Roman times ,also stone from the temple to .Diana. - It is the seat of Pula Mayor...
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Dvojna Vrata - Double Gate

There are only two of about ten city gates still standing, the Double Gate and the Hercules's Gate, both along Carrarina ulica, the Double Gate at the middle of the street with the Hercules's Gate at...
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JLBG

"Pula, second to Rome for its arena !"
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croisbeauty

"PULA - the place where I was grown-up"
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BruceDunning

"City is Older Than Dirt"
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montezaro

"Pula my home town"
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Ekaterinburg

"Pula Has a Lot to Offer"
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