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Address: Kastel Hill, Pula, Croatia

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Worth the view

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Cheap admission (20 kn) gives you the best view over Pula. Also the fort itself is nice to have a look at. The information says that the Kastel houses the Historical Museum of Istria. I surely hope they have more history in Istria than this, the museum is almost non existing (only a small exhibition). Definitely worth a visit for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 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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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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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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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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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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