Info about Pula & Istra

Information about Puli and IstriIn

Geography and History

Pula is the biggest and oldest town in Istriens, with a rich history. It's the cultural and touristic center of the region. It's located on the peninsula. Pula is a popular travelling destination due to its protected ports, sunny beaches and antique buildings.

Zlatna vrata Pula

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Population

About 60 000
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Local History

The first settlements are from the 10th Century, B.C.
The name Pula first appeared in 177 B.C.
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The Arena of Pula - Amphitheatre

The Arena is approximately 2000 years old. The construction begun in the first Century B.C. It was built the same time as the Collosseum in Rome. At the time it was the 6th greatest Amphitheatre of the World, with the capacity of 23.000 grownups.
It's unique in that it is still used for the entertainment of a publicum, with events such as Concerts.
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Temple of August (Augustusov Hram)

It was built in the first Century B.C. It's located near to the Forum.

The Golden Gate - Slavoluk Sergijevaca

The Golden Gate was built between the 29th and 27th Century B.C. It's at the beginning of the pedestrian zone.
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Brioni National Park - Brijuni

The national park consists of a group of islands, that for a long time were only accessable for president Tito and his guests. Since then it's been opened to the public. The entrance is only 13km away from the apartment. Additionally, there is a ferry port in the city of Fažana, so you may take the boat to the national park. You might also want to check out one of the organized toures that start in Pula.
Tipp: You can rent golf carts and drive around the island.
Tipp 2: Don't miss the museum on the Island!

Istralandia Aquapark

Istralandia Aquapark

The Istralandia Aquapark is 73km away from the apartment. You can get there in less than an hour. There are plenty of activities for both adults and children!
https://www.istralandia.hr/



Bale

Historical landmark Bale, first reference from the 9th century B.C.

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