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Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin

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Address: Pula, Croatia

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The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Pula By Zoran Slavic

In Pula, Croatian city on the northern Adriatic coast, I visited almost all the sights. So I decided to at the end of my year's summer vacation visit and The Cathedral of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

It was on this site that I realized four days in Pula was not going to be enough time to learn all I wanted about its history. This church surprises the viewer both inside and out. The bell tower is strong and sturdy and built much later than the church, but is still several hundred years old. This was the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

In Pula, Croatian city on the northern Adriatic coast, I visited almost all the sights. So I decided to at the end of my year's summer vacation visit and The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed .That church is on the south side of the Pula`s bay at the foot of the hill with the 17th century Venetian fort.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It is believed that the site of the present-day church hosted a temple dedicated to Jupiter Conservator in Roman times. Archeological excavations also revealed ruins of Roman thermae on that location, and it is considered likely that during the Diocletianic Persecution local Christians used it for secret gatherings. It's in a lovely, old area of Pula and ideal for enjoying... More 

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