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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
“Check out concert that are in Arena, you can catch 2 bus an hour from the village to the town, cost is about 1euro for bus fare. Enjoy beautiful walk around colosseum. ”
233 locals recommend
Park
“Brijuni National Park (island) - see their official page for tours! Recommended!”
161 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The “Golden Gate” was erected between the years 29 and 27 BC by the Sergi family, in honor of three members of the family who held important positions in Pula at that time. ”
68 locals recommend
Island
“Famous for their scenic beauty, the islands are a holiday resort and a Croatian National Park. The national park consists of two larger islands, Veli and Mali Brijun, and 12 islets. The best way to reach the islands is by ferryboat which goes from Fazana port to the national park and vice versa 11 times a day (during the summer season). Here is a list of thing you can explore: https://www.np-brijuni.hr/en/explore-brijuni Fun fact: - In 1945 after World War II the Brijuni became part of Yugoslavia and President Marshal Josip Broz Tito made the Brijuni Islands his personal State Summer Residence. ”
47 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
Shopping Centre
“Shopping mall with stores and supermarket. 20 minutes by car from apartment”
37 locals recommend
History Museum
“Located in the forum, this temple is dedicated to the Roman Emperor Augustus and was built between the 2 BC and 14 AD, during the reconstruction of the colony. Having served a variety of different functions in its long history, including storing grain and as a church, the statuesque building is now used to house a collection of wonderfully preserved ancient bronze and stone sculptures.”
60 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.”
63 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. ”
55 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Great choice of different kinds of food. From an awesome pizza to great grill and traditional Istrian food. Big portions for reasonable prices. ”
69 locals recommend
Plaza
“Nice big plazza with lot of caffes to have a drink and enjoy the city vibe..”
41 locals recommend
Supermarket
“You can buy everything you need ( food, drinks, hygiene supplies, clothes, beach stuff ecc ) at low prices.”
14 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
Route
“Hotels, apartments, restauralnts & grill, beach bars, sport activities, beaches, clear water, spectacular view. ”
45 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.”
52 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.”
63 locals recommend