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Address: Scalierova Ulica 30, Pula, Croatia
Phone Number: +385-52-219-028
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Description: The Arena in Pula is a 1st century Roman amphitheatre. The arena is the...
The Arena in Pula is a 1st century Roman amphitheatre. The arena is the 6th largest in the world.
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We entered the city by car, carefully looking for our hotel. We were totally caught by surprise to see the Arena smack in front of us. It is a magnificent structure, towering... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We entered the city by car, carefully looking for our hotel. We were totally caught by surprise to see the Arena smack in front of us. It is a magnificent structure, towering over the winding side streets. Coming from N America, we are always in awe of these ancient archeological ruins. Later, we walked around the inner area to take... More 

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Fazana, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I was living in Pula and arena is very nice place to be, specially during movie festival, or when is some concert. Gladiators fights are must see evend during the summer.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

In my opinion, it is an Interesting historical site, in particular the experience of going inside the dungeon of the Arena. In ancient time this was where the wild animals and gladiators situated before the contest!

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Definitely go! The arena has this amazing ability to transcends you back in time. A great place for all the family too!

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Went for the opening party during Dimensions! This place is savage. Really incredible. Having a big party in such a beautiful part of history, quite an experience.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Absolutely a "Must See" in Pula! It's a very impressive Roman Arena! We visited around 7 pm and was still crowded... It's very reasonably priced about £6. Excellent Gladiator show and it's in English! Well worth a visit!!!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A great amphitheatre Arena was constructed between 27 BC – 68 AD. The Arena is a beautiful example of Roman architecture! We went to the Gladiators show on a Friday night and were really impressed. Definitely worth a visit!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit. If you can get to one of their live gladiator fights in the evening, you won't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Amazing piece of history and totally unexpected for us in this town. Well set up and preserved. Definitely worth visiting while in Pula.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Meh the arena in Verona was better we didn't go in but walked around as there were better views to be had from the back of the arena looking down on the coast

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