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Address: Scalierova Ulica 30, Pula, Croatia
Phone Number: +385-52-219-028
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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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A piece of Italy in Croatia

I went to see the Arena quite late in a summer evening, so there were nobody in there just me and my family. It had a very special atmosphere, I liked it a lot.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Aron V
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Budapest, Hungary
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Budapest, Hungary
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went to see the Arena quite late in a summer evening, so there were nobody in there just me and my family. It had a very special atmosphere, I liked it a lot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you visit Pula, you just can't avoid this 3000 years old monument! Do not miss Pula Film Festival at summer! You will have great time there whether you go in monumental Amphiteatre visit or just to entertain your eyes at movie night. Having great time is promised!

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Thank Mihael S
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great historical monument. Not too busy and well preserved. Pula itself is a nice town. Ice cream sellers put on a good show throwing little scoops across the room and catching them in their mouths!

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Thank MickScott1965
Bratislava, Slovakia
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a beautiful historical monument , a little input from asking big step foot inside. a large selection of souvenirs

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Thank Tomas B
Pula, Croatia
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53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am from here and every time we have guest visiting us we take them to see the amphitheater. This amphitheater is in much better shape then the one in Rome or the others in Italy. My suggestion is to visit the place and enjoy a peace of history.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting the Coliseum in Rome, I expect hordes of people and everything fenced off. Instead, access to this place was easy and pleasantly pleased that concerts are still being held here. Even the toilets were in an old part of this attraction.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great to see this arena we were there early morning with glimpses of water through arena arches and sun on it. Easy to imagine the gladiators fighting while the arena was still absent if other visitors.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back at the time, Arena was located out of the city walls and today it is integral part of the city, short 15 minutes walking from the city center. It was built during the first century AC and it is one of the best preserved in the world and the sixth by size. The interesting fact is that Roman Colosseum... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is Amphitheatre is well looked after and it has been used for concerts, especially in the summer time.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our guide was very interesting and explained that the reason this arena still exists in such pristine condition is that the town was hit by the plague three times over the years, so everyone was afraid to steal the stones and rebar used to build the arena. Underneath, there are a few artifacts worth seeing. Interesting visit, if you are... More 

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