The vibrant metropolis in the far south of Istria is one of the oldest cities at the Adriatic Sea and was once the most important Roman city in Istria. From this time remains the biggest attraction of Pula, the Arena, which was built in the 1st century by Emperor Augustus. Today many concerts and theatre production take place in the once up to 30,000-seat structure. More magnificent evidence of these times can also be found in the center of the old city, among others the Temple of Augustus and the Triumphal Arch of the Sergii.
Around the Arch of the Sergii the pedestrian zone spreads out with lots of shops. Also worthwhile is a visit to the market hall and the beautiful market with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables.