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Address: Scalierova Ulica 30, Pula, Croatia
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The Arena in Pula is a 1st century Roman amphitheatre. The arena is the 6th...

The Arena in Pula is a 1st century Roman amphitheatre. The arena is the 6th largest in the world.

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Impressive place to spend around 1 hour and find out about old Roman civilisation in that area. Quite big arena and well preserved.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Impressive place to spend around 1 hour and find out about old Roman civilisation in that area. Quite big arena and well preserved.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pula arena is of an outstanding beauty. It is currently being renovated but access is still available. It looks very fragile but structural support works are undergoing.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The arena is an impressive building that reminds us of the great Roman Empire and it's cruel games. It is a place worth visiting but the way the visitor information is laid out is very very poor. There are no signs or plaques indicating what each part of the building was (only markers for the audio guide that needs too... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Arena is definitely worth your time if you are in Pula. The other reviewers have said what needs to be said, so I'll focus on parking, which confused us a bit. There is public paid parking in front of the entrance and along the nearby streets. It was off season so we didn't have any trouble finding a spot,... More 

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Thank RSTravel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This ampitheatre left me i awe. Just beatiful. It is well preserved and has a nice legend abiut it. Wisit and hear it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walk over to Pula's massive Roman amphitheater from the nearby parking lot (pay). It is huge and still used for events and concerts. Underneath where they used to keep the lions and gladiators is a small museum. The most interesting thing to us is the 4th century map of Italy and surrounds. We can see the Istrian peninsula and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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We spent two hours exploring the Pula Arena and associated exhibition. It is one of the best preserved, best presented, most intact Roman Arenas you will ever see. You will take lots of photographs. Be sure also to visit the exhibition space beneath the arena as well as it should not be missed.

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This arena was built between 27 BC and 68 AD and has survived remarkably intact. One has to wonder if anything built today will last for 2,000 years. The "white" section of the wall was cleaned with a laser to restore the original colour (it was not rebuilt). We visited as part of out tour with Collette Vacations and had... More 

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What I really loved about this place is that it is not commercialised like many other similar historical structures over Europe. Yes, you pay a reasonable fee to enter but i have visited in April and it felt like we had it almost to ourselves. I love that you can see the pots and old kept tools etc. under the... More 

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This was the the reason we went to pula, and we really liked it. It is The only intact arena still existing. Make sure you go underground to the smaller exhibit with artifacts. I got the Audio guide for 40 kuna, and honestly I'm not sure if it was worth it. I think having been to the coliseum already and... More 

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