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Address: Kastel Hill | Gradinski uspon 6, Pula 52100, Croatia
Phone Number: 052211566
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Fascinating exhibition

The Anti-fascism in Istria exhibition, on until May 2016, was fascinating. Containing plenty of exhibits it made the entrance fee to the Kastel well worth the money in my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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England
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Anti-fascism in Istria exhibition, on until May 2016, was fascinating. Containing plenty of exhibits it made the entrance fee to the Kastel well worth the money in my opinion. It also provides a good vantage point to survey Pula from. Perhaps not the most beautiful of views but it's a working city. Perhaps not a must see but certainly... More 

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indy
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683 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The walls of this fort are all intact. All four points are intact and explorable. There's a small maritime museum on site. If you exit out the east side of the fort and down a dirt trail you'll come to a small set of roman ruins which includes an ancient theatre.

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Edmonton, Canada
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65 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

As I had a two hour wait to return to Rovinj I took a walk up and enjoyed the view around. Not spectacular but nice to view if you have the time.

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Hong Kong, China
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I had a walk around the place only as there were still a few attractions to see before catching the bus back to Rijeka in the evening. The view from the top was nice as it overlooks some other ancient ruins. It's a nice walk to the top.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Not really much to see, but nice for some exercise. The view from the top is rather good. It's not far so it worth taking a stroll over.

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London, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

The castle has remained in use until today, so you get aluminium framed windows, and lots of other modern stuff that is out of place in a Venetian castle. The "historic" display was lame - only in Croatian, and basically a few photos and artifacts of people at the seaside in the 1950s. It is on top if a hill,... More 

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Pleasant walk from the Arena. As a tourist attraction, it wasn't particularly interesting or well preserved. The view was top was impressive, but Pula doesn't have a particularly great skyline. Would not have missed much if you didn't visit.

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Wausaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is a great family attraction as well as those without. The view from the tower is stunning. From here we found and explored the Romanext ampitheatre.

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Rijeka, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The castle is situated on top of the central hill with very nice views at the city. It was built in 17th century by the Venetians on the remains of the old Roman buildings. Today the castle hosts The Historical and Naval Museum of Istria.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

You should go to the castel to see around, but you shouldn't pay for it. For free, you can see almost the same, that for money (20HRK/adult).

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