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Amphitheatre de Pula

Flavijevska ul., Pula 52100, Croatia
+385 52 219 028
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The Arena in Pula is a 1st century Roman amphitheatre. The arena is the 6th largest in the world.
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Flavijevska ul., Pula 52100, Croatia
+385 52 219 028
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Be prepared to be amazed . This beautifully preserved Amphitheater allows one to go back in time and envision what the gladiators went through. The town of Pula is spectacular. We will be back next summer

Thank Barbara Bruno C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to have a terrific guide from Pula who really knew the amphitheatre. Many of the details dealing with the architecture and why it was built that way was very intriguing. Following this we toured the town and its sites and actually saw...More

Thank FrankDiB
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several very interesting ruins in addition to the Arena, all within walking distance in the cute town of Pula.

Thank Lindy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Arena in Pula is 1 of 200 surviving Roman amphitheatres, being in the top 6 size wise makes it a worth while trip. The price is reasonable knowing the full cost is going towards keeping this fantastic site open for many more years. I...More

1  Thank Harry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely complex ,clean and nice staff, bus route into Paula,shops on complex clothes shops etc big hotel on complex a few swimming pools wasn't much entertainment on when we were there but it was out off season

Thank mitchell1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not take tour, but perimeter walk gives many views and picture opportunities with good views of both exterior and interior. Well lit at night and worth a walk round also. Apparently second largest colosseum in existence and in many ways appears in better condition...More

1  Thank bigian848
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must see and definitely GO inside as there is so much more on the inside. DON'T just look in from the road you will regret it.

Thank david e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have seen several arenas in different countries and this is probably the best preserved one. We thought it was definitely worth the entrance fee to walk around inside and to see the underground area. While it is smaller than Rome's, it is more intact...More

1  Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Arena is the must see place to visit in Pula. It's very well preserved and you can walk round the outside and take pictures. However, it's well worth paying the entry fee to go inside and visit the underground museum. Afterwards, have a local...More

Thank SuzieS57
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I highly recommend spending an hour here and getting the audio tour. It is one of the best preserved arenas in the world.

Thank Gary S
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Kerry B
16 September 2017|
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Response from Steph891 | Reviewed this property |
did not see this question at all, really sorry ! as mentioned the "fights" are only held on certain days, we were just fortunate we were there for one of the dates. I couldn't tell you for definite if it is like the London... More
Yudit F
10 July 2017|
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Response from nummynum | Reviewed this property |
we had 3 Kids, 3, 5 and 11. It's a little scary as it's very real but we explained it was a game and they enjoyed it. bring lots of water as it is very warm. We bought tickets earlier in the day. It's very very busy at... More