dominant harbor of the Istrian peninsula
On the southern part of the Istrian peninsula, at the end of the Gulf of Pula, a town of antiquity, of parks, and of summer festivals dominates. Pula, the largest city and port in Istria, a communication economic and administrative center, is an attractive place to spend a holiday for many tourists, with some 2,350 hours of sunshine a year. The history of the town is etched in every stone, which is indicated by the large number of cultural historic monuments from almost all periods of its past, of which many are an integral part of the fabric of the city.
renowned for the Roman Arena
More Photos of the Arena
The best known and most valuable ancient monument is to be sure the Arena, the majestic arena dating from the second century, the sixth largest in the world. As a tourist center, Pula offers a large number of various cultural and entertainment events throughout the year.
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or a whole ceramic model town
Hotel complexes are located in the direct vicinity of the city, on the forest covered peninsula, surrounded by the crystal clear sea. They offer accommodation and comfort to the most selective of guests, and everyone who enjoys a well laid table can choose one of the restaurants where selected Istrian food is prepared best suited for the renowned Istrian wine.
Photos of Wine making during Roman times
Pula stop for the coastal passenger ferry
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