Pula is the largest city in Istria, Croatia, situated at the southern tip of the Istria peninsula. Like the rest of the region, it is known for its mild climate, smooth sea and unspoiled nature.

The city is best known for its many ancient Roman buildings, and other structures of historical value:

  • amphitheatre, locally known as Arena
  • triumphal arch, Arch of the Sergii
  • temple of Rome and Augustus
  • Twin Gates (Porta Gemina)
  • Gate of Hercules
  • Two Roman Theaters
  • Byzantine chapel of St. Mary Formosa
  • Church of St. Francis
  • Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas
  • star-shaped castle (built over the remains of the Roman capitolium)