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“Great Views of the town and an interesting exhibition”
Review of Kastel

Kastel
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Pula Walking Tour
Ranked #5 of 85 things to do in Pula
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

Located on the top of the hill, the castle has a nice exhibition of old sailing memoribilia from when Pula was the main port of the Austro-Hungarian empire.Oddly, there is a collection of machine guns (oiled but out of use!) in the courtyard but no explanation of what they are or why there there. Worth a visit for the views alone.

Thank pjmsimmons
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

Had an afternoon of and saw the sign which I interested as "History museum". The climb is not too much, even in hot sunshine, and the view is great, all around Pula and countryside. I went inside and was rather disappointed by the exhibit, which is really rudimentary, particularly if you expect a "museum". So do not expect it; but the view was worth the visit. There was, however, an unexpected bonus - a show of 1950 - 1975 photographs of Pula and Istria by a now defunct art photographer (Orel). Great photos, and conveying the feel of those times. So if you are interested in photography, or have travelled in the region in those old times, do not miss it!

1  Thank David V
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Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

This is an old castle. High on the hill everything is here. Including the moat! It is quite a climb up this ancient fortress. Did I say incredible views of the whole valley below.
Incredible, too there are at least
two retaurant coffee shops up here.
Do not miss this adventure, donot leave without seeing this!
Recommend? Absolutely.
Return? Yes.

2  Thank Journeyman644
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Reviewed 2 February 2014

The fortress, set upon the hill, giving you the view of Pula you don't want to miss. Full with interesting historical items such as cannons each one telling a story for itself. The inside decoration and design gives each event held there a priceless taste.

Thank Rekbusa R
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Reviewed 23 January 2014

Wonderful sightseeing from Kastel. You can see the whole city and the sea. There are guns, too. It can be reached from several streets.

Thank apolonia27
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