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Things to do in Pula

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Historic Site
“The most famous and significant monument, the building from which each tour of the city begins and ends - the Arena of Pula - a building where gladiators fought. It was built in the 1st century, during the reign of Emperor Vespasian, at the same time as the largest and most famous building of its kind - the Colosseum in Rome.”
  • 225 locals recommend
Park
“Untouched national park on the islands of Brijuni, trails where you can hike, cycle or enjoy the shade of one of the oldest olive trees in the Mediterranean. ”
  • 152 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“ Whether you want to dance all night or just for a few minutes, this is a good place. Free entrance and reasonable prices.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Island
“island National park Briuni, has old fortress of ex president Tito with many animals and parrots that can talk. There are boat tours daily ,12 km from app”
  • 46 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Triumphal Arch of the Sergi in Pula is a superb architectural achievement of the Late Hellenistic Roman building. It was erected in the memory of the namesake family members. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Second centre is Pula City Mall (Ul. Rimske centurijacije 101 Pula), a modern, easily accessible shopping centre that allows you quickly shopping at every opportunity. The offer of the Pula City Mall comprises 21 brands and retail chains.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Aquarium
“The Aquarium is situated within the 130-year-old fort “Verudela”, once part of the powerful defence complex “Fortress Pula” built during the rule of the Austro-Hungarian Dual Monarchy. The historical fort is nowadays inhabited by hundreds of fish species from the northern and the southern portions of the Adriatic and several tropical marine and fresh water species, as well as fish from Croatian lakes and rivers. Meet our inhabitants in rooms, hallways, tunnels and the moat of the once mighty fort and discover secrets of the aquatic environment”
  • 63 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Temple of Augustus (Croatian: Augustov hram) is a well-preserved.Roman temple in the city of Pula, Croatia (known in Roman times as Pola). Dedicated to the first Roman emperor, Augustus, it was probably built during the emperor's lifetime at some point between 27 BC and his death in AD 14.It was built on a podium with a tetrastyle prostyle porch of Corinthian columns and measures about 8 by 17.3 m (26 by 57 ft), and 14 m (46 ft) high. The richly decorated frieze is similar to that of a somewhat larger and more recent temple, the Maison Carrée in Nîmes, France. These two temples are considered the two best complete Roman monuments outside Italy.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Bar
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“ The Shipyard Pub is conceptually conceived as a theme pub that would be the only space in the Pula area to entertain and socialize people of different ages with the same sensitivity. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Jupiter's Pizzeria and Restaurant is the best that Pula has. Extremely delicious dishes, ambience and location make this place very attractive. We often come alone or with our guests and are always delighted. We prefer pizza, green lasagna in mushroom sauce, pancakes.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Plaza
“Nice big plazza with lot of caffes to have a drink and enjoy the city vibe..”
  • 39 locals recommend
Furniture / Home Store
“Pula's Marketplace is the place for you if you are planning to cook delicious meal from local ingredients, want to take some fresh fruit with you at the beach or just want to enjoy a vibrant marketplace. Fish Market Pula is one of the most popular markets in Pula. Here you can find all kinds of fish for sale and all fish is fresh. There are also crustaceans, shrimp and other seafood available here.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Excellent service, tasty pizza, very good choice on menu. Highly recommended. Fresh food and fast service. One of the best Pizzas in town.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Route
“You can play tennis, mini golf, swimm, drink, eat, watch movies at night on the beach... ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Trail
“Beautiful 4 km boardwalk with a pictoresque Gortanova Uvala beach. Great for walking, rollerblading, biking, and swimming (do come early to grab a spot on the beach.) Also a great beach bar just above the beach.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“come taste the Peca the typical Croatian dish in this very good restaurant. be careful to book because very popular.”
  • 34 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Cocktail Bar
“ Whether you want to dance all night or just for a few minutes, this is a good place. Free entrance and reasonable prices.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Jupiter's Pizzeria and Restaurant is the best that Pula has. Extremely delicious dishes, ambience and location make this place very attractive. We often come alone or with our guests and are always delighted. We prefer pizza, green lasagna in mushroom sauce, pancakes.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Excellent service, tasty pizza, very good choice on menu. Highly recommended. Fresh food and fast service. One of the best Pizzas in town.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“come taste the Peca the typical Croatian dish in this very good restaurant. be careful to book because very popular.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“A great restaurant with great fresh food. You can enjoy local food, fish, meat..”
  • 43 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great restaurant right in the center of town. Fish specialties, ravioli, pasta .. You have to try it, my best recommendation in downtown. Distance 5 -7 minutes walk.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Lounge
“Beautiful place with breath taking view and friendly stuff. My advice is to try the sea food and pasta with truffels as well.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“The finest of traditional Istrian cuisine and wine set in a wonderful environment. Reservations highly recommended.”
  • 28 locals recommend

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