Archaeological museum of Istria
A part some remains of the ancient Roman buildings, Museum has also a rich collection that date from the prehistoric times to the Middle Ages.
Archaeological museum of Istria with some great showcases and historical pieces dating for over 3000 years..
Archaeological Museum of Istria, guide books, post-cards and souvenirs.
The main entrance to the Archaeological Museum of Istria (Arheoloski Muzej Istre) is actually one of the original gates that served as an entry point into the old Roman town. The museum carries a fascinating range of archaeological artifacts from prehistoric times to the Middle Ages from the region…
“The Triumphal Arch of the Sergi in Pula is a superb architectural achievement of the Late Hellenistic Roman building. It was erected in the memory of the namesake family members. ”
“The Temple of Augustus (Croatian: Augustov hram) is a well-preserved.Roman temple in the city of Pula, Croatia (known in Roman times as Pola). Dedicated to the first Roman emperor, Augustus, it was probably built during the emperor's lifetime at some point between 27 BC and his death in AD 14.It was built on a podium with a tetrastyle prostyle porch of Corinthian columns and measures about 8 by 17.3 m (26 by 57 ft), and 14 m (46 ft) high. The richly decorated frieze is similar to that of a somewhat larger and more recent temple, the Maison Carrée in Nîmes, France. These two temples are considered the two best complete Roman monuments outside Italy.”
“The most famous and significant monument, the building from which each tour of the city begins and ends - the Arena of Pula - a building where gladiators fought. 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.”
“Pula's Marketplace is the place for you if you are planning to cook delicious meal from local ingredients, want to take some fresh fruit with you at the beach or just want to enjoy a vibrant marketplace. Fish Market Pula is one of the most popular markets in Pula. Here you can find all kinds of fish for sale and all fish is fresh. There are also crustaceans, shrimp and other seafood available here.”