ISTRIADUCTION February | All Year | Pay per Entrance PULA AMPHITHEATER AND SURROUNDINGS The most famous and significant monument, the building in which gladiator fights were organized. 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. Source It is elliptical in shape, with a main axis 130 meters long and a shorter axis 100 meters. In the middle is a flat space - a arena, and spectators sat on stone steps or stood. It is estimated that the Arena could accommodate 20,000 spectators. It was built of local limestone. In the Middle Ages, the Arena was used for knightly tournaments and fairs. Today it is used for summer events - Film Festival, Opera Season, Equestrian Festival, concerts… when it can accommodate about 5000 spectators. In the underground room, which previously served gladiators, today is a permanent exhibition "Olive growing and viticulture of Istria in antiquity", enriched with reconstructions of machines for oil and wine production, and amphorae that served as packaging for the transport of oil and wine. * price:

2024-02-15T11:51:18+00:00By |Pets, Pula-Pola, Sights, |


ISTRIADUCTION  All Year | Working time: 19-24h | Pay per Entrance We visited an evening concert of famous Balkan band Dubioza kolektiv. The scenery was amazing, music was lovely and energy that they projected through original music filled up this monumental place. Also, there are various concerts, opera, ballet, sports competitions. Amazing place to feel amphitheater with one of the most attractive concerts. Tips: Try to go there early because usually, it's the jam in front of Arena. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2024-02-15T11:56:21+00:00By |Pets, Pula-Pola, Things to do, |


ISTRIADUCTION  In July| Working time: All day| Pay per Entrance Pula Film Festival is the oldest film festival in Croatia and one of the oldest film festivals in Europe. Its trademark is the Arena, where the film screenings take place under the stars. Today it is the most visited cultural event in the Republic of Croatia, with over 73,000 visitors attending the great number of festival events. The festival program takes place at different city locations, attracting a large number of visitors. The competition program includes Croatian films, both feature and short films, usually premieres at the festival, as well as international program, children’s program, youth program, retrospective program and Pula Cinematheque. The accompanying sidebar program consists of programs for film professionals, film workshops, different exhibitions dedicated to cinematography and concerts. The jury awards the main festival prize – Grand Golden Arena for Best Festival Film. The Golden Arena is also awarded for the best director, screenplay, actor and actress, supporting actor and actress, DOP, editing, music, scenography and costume design. Another official festival award is also Octavian awarded by the Croatian Society of Film Critics (HDFK), and the Golden Gate of Pula,

2024-02-15T11:52:22+00:00By |Pets, Pula-Pola, Things to do, |


ISTRIADUCTION  All Year | Working time: 8:00 — 21:00 h| Pay per Entrance (For locals Free) We wanted to visit the unique Roman monument Arena. We went to see what the stone and architecture of ancient Roman buildings were talking about. At the entrance, we noticed that we need to pay for the entrance. We had to see the elliptical dimension, the longer axis measuring about 130 m and the shorter one about 100 m. The place where the gladiators fought and where the stands were filled with 20 000 people. After several photographs of the amphitheater of his giant windows, we went to the subterranean tunnels where an exhibition of Roman objects and the way of processing of wine and olive were exhibited. Tips: During the summer months, the Arena hosts gladiator fights as part of the historical and entertainment spectacle "Spectacvla Antiqva". visit on https://www.istriago.net/en/spectacvla-antiqva-gladiators-in-arena-pula/  After walking along with the entire Arena at the exit there is a shop where you will be able to buy a souvenir, card, t-shirt or some other souvenir. Tips: Try to go there when is sunny weather because if the ran starts you will get

2024-02-13T13:29:54+00:00By |Pets, Pula-Pola, Sights, |


ISTRIADUCTION  In June | Working time: Weekend - all day | Pay per Entrance   3. NO TRACTION weekend get together people with passion for cars, drift and great fun.  It is being held on Katarina island (other side of shipyard Uljanik). 3. NO TRACTION weekend offers you competition in drift, best truck show, best old school, loudest car, lowest car, best burn out, drift taxi experience and great fun. Are you ready!!! Start you engine!!! :) [fusion_map address="latlng=44.875441713949236,13.822831535653676" type="roadmap" zoom="10" scrollwheel="yes" scale="yes" zoom_pancontrol="yes" animation="no" popup="yes" map_style="default" infobox="default" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" /] MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2020-02-04T07:53:42+00:00By |Pets, Pula-Pola, Things to do, |


ISTRIADUCTION All Year| No Working Time | Free Entrance You are about to enter the oldest quarry in Istria, used as early as Antiquity, called Cavae Romanae. It has extraordinary acoustics so sing and shout and let it all out. Stone blocks extracted from the oldest quarry in Istria were used to build some of the most magnificent structures, one of the most famous one is Arena, Pula. Try to find out how Arena, Pula was build. [fusion_map address="latlng=44.839167, 13.859456" type="roadmap" zoom="10" scrollwheel="yes" scale="yes" zoom_pancontrol="yes" animation="no" popup="yes" map_style="default" infobox="default" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" /] MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2020-02-04T08:10:08+00:00By |Free, Medulin, Pets, Sights, |