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Pula Arena, Pula

Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
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Sit on the stone tiers of Pula Arena, and imagine how gladiators fought wild animals and each other in the central area. The arena was built in the 1st century CE during the reign of Emperor Vespasian, at the same time as the Roman Colosseum. Walk the underground passages, once used by the gladiators, and see the exhibition of age-old viticulture and olive growing in Istria. Check out the reconstructions of ancient mills and presses, and amphorae used for storing olive oil and wine. The venue was also a site of knights' tournaments and fairs in the Middle Ages. Today it hosts summer performances--a film festival, an equestrian festival, operas, and concerts. Before you head to Pula, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Pula itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Pula has to offer, including Pula Arena.
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  • Very beautiful majestic building seen from far away when you arrive. Very well preserved. A staple of beautiful PULA visit beautiful architecture very well preserved and put in value by several manifestations annuel.les basement also contains many amphorae. A guided tour of this s link is and remains very interesting.
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  • Being the first time visiting the Arena, I was very impressing, for its beauty and zamani. Well maintained and well preserved.
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  • Great Sehnswürdigkeit, you can move anywhere in the arena and settle on the ranks to soak the atmosphere of ancient times. In the catacombs can be seen is Austellungsstücke by various Roman buildings and factories.
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  • It's nice to see one of the 5 biggest arenas of Roman time, but in the summer there are a lot of people and also there was a open air cinema inside. Really nice for the people living there, but not so nice for feeling how it maybe was 2000 years ago.
  • Kje sta Asterix in Obelix ? 😜
  • the best amfiteatar in the world, the most preserved. A beautiful place for events, realy a good place to enjoy
  • Amazing place to visit. The View is accessible from the walk way that surrounds the arena and its free. If you want to seep more of the arena you can pay to enter. Either way it's an amazing experience.
  • A must visit in Pula! Beautiful and very well maintained arena, the biggest one outside of Italy! Popular place for spectacular concerts and Pula cinema festival!
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