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Pula

Pula

Pula is 3000 years old town which lies on and beneath seven hills (Kaštel, Zaro, Arena, Sv. Martin, Opatija sv. Mihovila, Mondipola, and Pra Grande), on gulf and a naturally well-protected, 38 m deep port, open to the northwest with two entrances. From 13th century to the present in use were 982 names from which you can read political history of the town.

It is bounded from the north by islands Sv. Jerolim and Kozada, city areas Štinjan, Veli Vrh and Šijanic forest; from the east area Monteserpo, Valmade, Busoler and Valdebek; from the south with the old gas works, commercial port Veruda and island Veruda; and from the west Verudela, Lungomare and Musil.

Climate is Mediterranean - mild winters and warm summers with an average sunshine of 2.400 hours per year with summer sea temperature between 25°C and 27°C.

Must see
Mosaic The Punishment of Dirce from 2 cent., Sergius' Triumphal Arch, Twin Gates, Hercules Gates, Basilica of St Mary Formosa, Temple of Augustus,
Roman Amphiteatre
Its origin is dated back to the reign of Emperor Augustus. In terms of stylistic features the wall with large semicircular openings on two storeys can be dated back to the mid-1st century, i.e. the reign of Emperor Claudius. The last stage of construction of the third storey and completion of the amphitheatre is assumed to have taken place during the rule of Emperor Titus Flavius Vespasian around the year 80 A.D. It is 133 meters long, 105 meters wide with the height reaching up to 32.5 meters on the side facing the sea.

Turist areas of Pula are: Verudela, Zlatne stijene, Valkane and Stoja. Each of them has pebbly and rocky beaches, marinas, and wide range accommodation.
Pula is risen and shines in XXI century, offering impressive historical sights, comfortable accommodation, beautiful beaches, sea, vibrant cultural and night life inviting you to experience something more…

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Istra (Istria) - Town Fairs

Istra (Istria) - Town FairsIstra (Istria) has a centuries-old tradition of trade fairs which Istrian towns keep alive. Fairs are places where people trade, meet, communicate, have fun as always…

Bale, Barban – 2nd Saturday
Buzet – 1st Friday and 3rd Thursday
Labin – 3rd Wednsday
Motovun – 3rd Monday
Pazin – 1st Tuesday
Svetvinčenat – 3rd Saturday
Višnjan - 1st Thursday
Vodnjan – 1st Saturday
Žminj - 2nd Wednesday and St. Bartol's Fair – last Saturday in August
Pula – every Saturday in Ciscutti St. the fair of antiquities, numismatics and collectibles
Tel:+385 51 272 222
Fax:+385 51 740 027
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