"My name is Marija, 30 years old licenced tour guide working and living in Pula/Pola. In my 3 years experience in this area I had a chance to guide different types of groups in all kinds of the arrangements throughout a beautiful sights of Istrian peninsula. ..."Ask a question to Marija P.
Pula, the biggest town of Istrian peninsula, situated in a deep bay whose origins `date` back to 3000 years B.C. The natives Histri, the conquerors Romans, Carolingians, Byzantines, the Venetian Republic, Napoleon and Austro-Hungarian monarchy have left their traces in various stages of preservation. Among them, plenty of Roman and Middle-age monuments and especially 19th and early 20th ones.
In our walk through the historic centre, we can visit:
*Amphitheater (1st century B.C. - 1st century A.D.) - price included
*Twin Gates (2nd century)
*Hercules gate (1st century B.C.)
*Market place (1903., secession style)
*Sergii Arch – triumphal arch (1st century)
*Late gothic - renaissance church of Our Lady of Mercy (14th -15th century);
*Chapel of St. Maria Formosa (5th century)
*Mosaic 'Punishment of Dirce' (3rd century)
*Gothic church of St. Francis (13th century)
*The Castle (16th – 19th century) - the highest point of the historic centre, today Historical and Maritime Museum of Istria – price included
*Forum – Foro Romano with Augustus temple (the beginning of 1st century) – price included
*Cathedral (4th – 18th century) with bell – tower (18th century)
*The world's largest archaeological finding of amphorae
*Tito's park - with bronze model of Pula
Starting point is Amphitheatre, ending point is Tito's park, situated across the Amphitheatre. Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes. Time: any time from 08:00 to 21:00h.