Top Historical Places in Pula

Are you looking to explore the history of Pula through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Pula including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Pula. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Pula ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Pula, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Pula for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Pula with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. The Arena

    4.6 (1142 Votes)
    The Arena

    Ancient Ruin, Monument, Entertainment, Performance

    An architectural masterpiece, an ancient roman amphitheatre and one of the largest surviving Roman arenas in the world. The arena is the most visited tourist destination in Pula. With reconstructions and addition happening for centuries, the arena is first believed to be built in between 27 BC-68 AD. Considered as one of the best preserved monuments in the world, this aesthetically pleasing str...Read more
  2. Triumphal Arch Of Sergius

    4.5 (1102 Votes)
    Triumphal Arch Of Sergius

    Landmark, Ancient Ruin, Architecture

    Also known as the Arch of Sergii, this is another landmark of Pula reminiscing the Roman era. It is an ancient roman triumphal arch constructed in 29-27 BC. Commemorating three brothers of Sergii family, specifically Lucius Sergius Lepidus who was a tribune serving in the 29th legion that participated in the historic battle of Actium. The Sergii family was a powerful official name in the colony...Read more
  3. Historical Museum Of Istria

    4.4 (991 Votes)
    Historical Museum Of Istria

    Art And Culture, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Fort

    Founded in 1955, the historical museum of Istria is housed in a baroque style castle. Located atop a hill in Pula, this fortification offers a 360 degree view of the city and the city wall and towers can be observed. The fortress was built in the 17th century. The museum displays around 50,000 items of immense cultural and historical value from the time period of 15th century till date. The mus...Read more
  4. Dvojna Vrata

    4.5 (1058 Votes)
    Dvojna Vrata

    Historical Site, Architecture , Specialty Museum

    One of the landmarks of Pula, this is one of the well-preserved 10 gates city gates belonging to the Roman Empire. These gates date back to 2nd century and lead to the Archaeological Museum of Istria and the Small Roman Theatre and the Castle. Worth a visit!
  5. Pula Cathedral Or Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Blessed Virgin Mary

    Religious Site, Historical Site, Tower, Cathedral

    One of the major religious buildings of Pula, this cathedral exhibits grandeur and architecture that will stun the visitors. The cathedral dates back to the 5th century and is one of the oldest buildings in the city. The main altar is a Roman sarcophagus which holds the relics of Saints from the 3rd century. The floor has excellent 5th and 6th century mosaics. There is also a bell tower which w...Read more
  6. Zerostrasse

    Museum, Archaeological Site , Exhibition , Tunnel

    An impressive underground system of tunnel built prior to the WW I, Zerostrasse was extensively used to shelter the city’s population during the war. It was also used as a storage space for the ammunition and equipments and served as a perfect hide-out. You can walk through its several sections and the mazes leading to the middle where there is a photo exhibit. The exhibit displays early ...Read more