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The Arena in Pula

Scalierova Ulica 30, Pula, Croatia
+385 52 219 028
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The Arena in Pula is a 1st century Roman amphitheatre. The arena is the 6th largest in the world.
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Scalierova Ulica 30, Pula, Croatia
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a pretty amazing Roman amphitheatre (built during the 1st century AD) and dominates the skyline as you look up from the harbour. It is the 6th largest surviving amphitheatres in the world. You can walk around the outside and peer through the railings...More

Thank Nicola D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great place. This visit was made better by the guide, Sandra. She brought it alive with her enthusiasm. Being largely still intact, this makes for a spectacular atmospheric attraction. Would thoroughly recommend as a first stop point on any tour.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed yesterday

Great place for Roman architecture. can walk around whole site. Many areas uneven etc. Concerts held here so a stage seems to be set up permanently. Value for money.

Thank IverHeathVictor
Reviewed yesterday

Right beside the harbour in pula is a brilliantly preserved Roman amphitheatre, well worth going to see!! 20 Kuna (about £2.50) to enter. They also hold events here - when we were there a film festival was on and you could sit inside and watch...More

Thank siobhano22
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed in Pula for 2 nights during their annual film festival, which we were lucky enough to get tickets for! Stunning in the daytime but even more special after dark

Thank Ozzyodyssey
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you have seen one, you have seen them all. Still a very impressive building, the second largest in the world ( Rome is nr.1) When visiting Pula we walked around it, made some photos but did not go inside.

Thank HenkH62
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

From the middle of Istria, we drove to the center of Pula and straight tot the (higher side of the) arena in about 45 minutes. Since parking places were not indicated on our route, we circled a bit around and found a small street to...More

Thank ForTim
Reviewed 3 days ago

They were setting up for an event when we got there, which is impressive enough. It's not as big as the one in Rome, but you do have more free access to walk around and it's in better condition. Use the audio tour.

Thank rlupetin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

£5 to get in worth every penny great bit of history audio link available once inside and a great venue for concerts

Thank martin s
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There is something about walking on steps that you know people like yourself walked 2000 years ago. It was easy sitting on the amphitheater steps to visualize the Roman spectacles and the tumult from the spectators. It's easy to just spend time here absorbing the...More

Thank Peter H
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we had 3 Kids, 3, 5 and 11. It's a little scary as it's very real but we explained it was a game and they enjoyed it. bring lots of water as it is very warm. We bought tickets earlier in the day. It's very very busy at... More
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