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Best things to do in Pula

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Historic Site
“The most famous and significant monument, the building from which each tour of the city begins and ends - the Pula Amphitheater - a building where gladiators fought. It was built in the 1st century, during the reign of Emperor Vespasian, at the same time as the largest and most famous building of its kind - the Colosseum in Rome. There are often concerts and a film festival”
219 locals recommend
Park
“This beautiful national park consists of 14 islands and is a unique combination of nature and history and home to about 250 different bird species and 700 plant species.”
148 locals recommend
Historic Site
““Golden Gate” or Arc of the Sergius - erected 29-27 b.c. by the Sergi family, and in honor of three members of the family who held high official positions in Pula. Often cultural events and concerts take place in the small square (Portarata) next to the Sergius Arch. And along the street there are numerous shops, restaurants and cafes”
66 locals recommend
Island
“National park 20 min drive, then by boat 15 min, an absolute must visit in Istria”
44 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Second centre is Pula City Mall (Ul. Rimske centurijacije 101 Pula), a modern, easily accessible shopping centre that allows you quickly shopping at every opportunity. The offer of the Pula City Mall comprises 21 brands and retail chains.”
34 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“ Whether you want to dance all night or just for a few minutes, this is a good place. Free entrance and reasonable prices.”
45 locals recommend
History Museum
“Temple at the Forum dedicated to the Goddess Roma and Emperor Augustus. Built between 2 BC and 14 AD, when August passed away. The form is a typical temple construction. The temple gives Forum Square a special atmosphere.”
57 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Situated in an Austro-Hungarian old fortress, Aquarium Pula offers you a unique experience of exploring a really great composed exhibition of sea life while learning of the military history of Pula. The Aquarium is a sea turtle refuge and run by a family of a marine biologist. As such, very educative and professional content to explore for people who want to know more about Adriatic sea and city history. Perfect for kids with hundreds of interactive -educative games and features. It's even perfect for relaxing walk among thousands of exemplars of the sea life and cool atmosphere of the stone fortress. For us, the best details are the big sharks' aquarium, astonishing jellyfish of all kind and a perfect escape from the summer heat in a hug of fortress natural air conditioning, We highly recommend visiting this place.”
62 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Jupiter's Pizzeria and Restaurant is the best that Pula has. Extremely delicious dishes, ambience and location make this place very attractive. We often come alone or with our guests and are always delighted. We prefer pizza, green lasagna in mushroom sauce, pancakes.”
67 locals recommend
Bar
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“ The Shipyard Pub is conceptually conceived as a theme pub that would be the only space in the Pula area to entertain and socialize people of different ages with the same sensitivity. ”
54 locals recommend
Supermarket
“You can buy everything you need ( food, drinks, hygiene supplies, clothes, beach stuff ecc ) at low prices.”
12 locals recommend
Plaza
“Nice big plazza with lot of caffes to have a drink and enjoy the city vibe..”
39 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Excellent service, tasty pizza, very good choice on menu. Highly recommended. Fresh food and fast service. One of the best Pizzas in town.”
44 locals recommend
Furniture / Home Store
“Pula's Marketplace is the place for you if you are planning to cook delicious meal from local ingredients, want to take some fresh fruit with you at the beach or just want to enjoy a vibrant marketplace. Fish Market Pula is one of the most popular markets in Pula. Here you can find all kinds of fish for sale and all fish is fresh. There are also crustaceans, shrimp and other seafood available here.”
61 locals recommend
Trail
“Beautiful 4 km boardwalk with a pictoresque Gortanova Uvala beach. Great for walking, rollerblading, biking, and swimming (do come early to grab a spot on the beach.) Also a great beach bar just above the beach.”
46 locals recommend
Route
“You can play tennis, mini golf, swimm, drink, eat, watch movies at night on the beach... ”
37 locals recommend