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Address: Kastel Hill, Pula, Croatia

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Great view, little else

The museum was very disappointing with almost nothing in English, and very little to see. The price of admission is worth it for the amazing 360 degree views of pula. You are able... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Steven P
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW via mobile

The museum was very disappointing with almost nothing in English, and very little to see. The price of admission is worth it for the amazing 360 degree views of pula. You are able to walk along the walls and even climb to the top of a small tower to get some great views. Well worth it if you are in... More 

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Brussels
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Views are great. Entrance is cheap (5 Euros if memeory serves). There's an interesting - but slightly out of place - exhibition about a local shipping disaster.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Kastel is located in the centre of town and is worth the walk uphill for views across Pula and the harbour. The written information and museum is disappointing however.

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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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41 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Enjoyed the quietness and the fresh air, combined with all the interest inside. There is ruins of a smaller amphitheatre at the far end of the Kastel that you can walk around to, but watch your feet.

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We really enjoyed our time here and read with interest the very interesting information within the exhibition that was here. Take the time to walk along the ruins too and enjoy the view. The only thing missing would have been a (discreet) coffee shop / ice cream bar.

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Vukovar, Croatia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My favourite part of Pula. It is so calm, that you can sit up there and just enjoy nature, fresh air and view of city. And of course visit historical museum and learn about Pula history.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Ok we walked out to the top without water, silly us, but the views of Pula were the best we saw and at a reasonable cost!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A visit to the castle fortification in Pula is a great visit which offers fantastic views of the city and the amphitheatre and is recommended. Also combine this with a visit to the underground tunnels which run under the castle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

The view is amayzing!!!! From this place is possiable to see all the city. Even if you dont want to enter to the castle, this place have to be visited just because of view ! Olny one thing- around the castle is possiable to walk, but there is not a road for walking - in some places there is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Otherwise known as Povijesni Musej - Istrian History Musuem. We climbed up for the amazing views over Pula - but did not visit the museum. You can still have great views from the hill outside, even sit on the cannons and walk across the drawbridge. The access is not easy, there's steps from Via Sergia. Worth it for the views.

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