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Address: Kastel Hill | Gradinski uspon 6, Pula 52100, Croatia
Phone Number: 052211566
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Very intersting and some great views of Pula

Very interesting history of the fort and Pula and some really amazing views of Pula 360. Worth the walk up the hill for the experience!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Hannah J
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Wettingen, Switzerland
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

very cute and informative museum, great views of pula, arena, sea, islands and an old roman theatre behind... a perfect place for evening concerts. great walk around with your dog!

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kastel is excellent. It offers great 360 degree views of Pula from multiple different heights. It is possible to see all of the churches arches and the amphitheatre from here, which gives chances for great photos especially if your camera can do panoramic shots to get lots of things in. The Kastel also has historical exhibition space. Not sure... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 662 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the centre of Pula is the historic Kastel. It is a fair climb up to it. Inside there are ramparts and the watch tower. The watchtower was "climb at your own risk" and included a near vertical ladder at the end. From the roof was a lovely windblown outlook over Pula. We could see the forested mountains not... More 

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London
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've visited lots of European Charles and while this is nice, it's not incredible. Nice to walk up and enjoy the views but a good rainy day activity :)

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Thank AnaOrchid
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting history of the fort and Pula and some really amazing views of Pula 360. Worth the walk up the hill for the experience!

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Thank Hannah J
Leuven, Belgium
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view onto the harbour is really nice from the top tower. We do not really like military exhibitions, hence did not appreciate that part. However, we liked the small exhibit on de Koch. Not sure you need to pay the entrance: you can enjoy the scenery from the sidewalk next to the kastel as well.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the history here and the current display of military history inside. Lots of great info about the part Croatia played in WWII. Views of the city from the top of the Castle are also amazing!

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Moro, Illinois
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338 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked the ground but didn't know enough about the Kastel to choose to go inside to the museum. I wish we had. We walked all along the Kastel grounds and I decided to add my review because of what is at the back of the grounds. We walked the grounds twice, once arriving up very steep, narrow stairs and... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small and cosy museum to visit with lots of photos and different cute old things and the magnificent views from the top of the decorative lighthouse. Childreb were really impressed by the chemist's showpieces. We would like to come there to watch a film (each year the film festival uses the Kastel as one of its stages). Hope to... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was well worth making the steep climb up the hill. Tiny bit out of the main tourist bits of town, and to be honest the castle is invisible until you're practically on top of it, but it's impressive once you're up there. Great views of the town and the harbour, and a detailed exhibit of Istria's role in the... More 

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