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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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Well preserved Roman arena

Outside of Rome, Italy and Arles, France, this is the best preserved arena I have seen anywhere. It's definitely worth a visit. The arena is located in the center of town, right... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Outside of Rome, Italy and Arles, France, this is the best preserved arena I have seen anywhere. It's definitely worth a visit. The arena is located in the center of town, right by the harbor. It also makes for a great location to enter into your GPS if you are headed for Pula because there is a large parking lot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Damien Marley headlined the show. Was amazing! Great experience. Never been to a show in such a historical venue.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible to walk through, better than Rome as you can sit and enjoy. You can feel the history. Neat museum underneath.

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Pula, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good experience. Cost was around 7€ for entry, and free roaming the arena is authorized. Make sure to check under the arena for more exhibits of pottery. Great time overall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you are in Pula do what Roman do. You wont regret. Its cheep and worth of visit. Enjoy historical place next to the sea.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very inexpensive experience. Cost was around 7€ for entry, (or 46 Kuna) and free roaming the arena is authorized. Make sure to check under the arena for more exhibits of pottery. Great time overall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great example of the importance of preserving an historic archeological monument for the enjoyment of future generations. The arena was built to entertain people 2000 years ago and it is still used for classical and rock concerts which is fantastic. A lot of the original materials were removed and used elsewhere in the city, and can be found in walls... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a classical archaeologist, this place excited me a lot. They have done well with preservation and the little museum along with it is didactic and fun. There's also little rooms around the place that have things like ancient olive oil presses and other fun and interesting relics. Definitely worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband felt Rome's was better because he got to see the chambers under the arena's floor because the floor was damaged, but I beg to differ. This one in Pula is very well-preserved, so you can really imagine how it had been like in the past. We went in winter and there were really very few visitors which offered... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is just amazing how you can walk around and get into the history. As you have entered a different world. And it is very interesting for all history lovers. There is a museum included too. The best of Arena are the summer concerts & festivals when it seems living again :)

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