Pula is situated in the south-western part of the peninsula in a well-protected bay. The city has a population of nearly sixty thousand people. As well as the rest of the region, the city is known for its mild climate, clean sea and well-preserved nature. The city has a long tradition of winemaking, fishing, shipbuilding and tourism. It is also an important international port. Pula has been the administrative centre of Istria ever since the age of the Romans. Pula is a popular international summer resort. The National Park Brijuni is also very near.
Here are some of the most famous beaches in Pula: Gortanova Uvala, Ambrela, Havajsko, Pješčana uvala andValkane.
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Sightseeing and architecture:
- Arena, a 1st century amphitheatre
- Ardh of the Sergi, constructed in 1st century
- Rome and August temple, constructed in 1st century
- Hercules Gate, constructed in 1st century
- Twin Gate, constructed in 1st century