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Address: Kastel Hill, Pula, Croatia
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A very interesting star fort.

A very interesting star fort. Location ( of course ) gives a slendid view over the city of Pula. Dont miss the ancient arena just outside the fort walls.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is the highest point in Pula and contains a look out tower with a spiral staircase to get a fantastic view. One is able to walk around and look at the roller hockey exhibition, and the exhibition on the first victim of WW1 in the Adriatic an Italian passenger ship, with artifacts from Glasgow etc, which have been salvaged

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

After the stunning amphitheatre this was a bit of an anti climax, but the excercise climbing the hill would have done us good! You can wander right around and take in some good views but thats about all there is, so if you like view points do it, but otherwise find something more interesting! The local markets are great!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

A very interesting star fort. Location ( of course ) gives a slendid view over the city of Pula. Dont miss the ancient arena just outside the fort walls.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

After all the castles in France it's nothing like that. Maybe nice to visit if you have spare time.It's a steep climb to the top. Not for disabled people.

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Sunnyvale, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

If you get near to the front door, you might as well go in. Entrance fee was cheap, but don't expect much. The museum was tiny and eclectic with nothing to grab you more than a few glances. The main views can be done for free outside the building. The limited upside is a slightly better view from the top... More 

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Portsmouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Simple but impressive castle which gives fabulous views of the port and the city. Worth the entrance fee which if memory serves was only 20 Kuna (approx £2)

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Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The archaeology museum in Pula was closed (for renovations - since 2013 I think).....so we checked out the Kastle and marine museum. The Kastle, was well.....a castle /fortress that provided good views....maybe 10 cannons......the "museum" part was very small and consisted mainly information and some relics from the sinking of the Baron Gautsch (ship) in WW1. Class tours restricted access... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Nothing much to see in the castle. I won't recommend that you pay a fee to get into the castle as the view can be seen from the outside from the castle grounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A good place to overview the whole city and take good picture of Pula Arena. If you don't feel like to pay the 20 Kunas tickets you can just walk around the castle, it gives you the same amazing view of the city as well.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Nice 360 view from the tower. There's a couple different museums in the fort ranging from hockey in the region to the sinking of the Baron Gautsch (ship) back in WWI

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Address: Kastel Hill, Pula, Croatia
Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Pula

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