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Enjoy Relaxing by the Fabulous Beaches in the City of Pula


Pula is a city off of the Istrian Peninsula in Croatia. The city is lively, but the nature remains unspoiled giving life to the idea that there are still places on this earth that you can experience the wonders of natural beauty. Some of the major industries alongside tourism in Pula are winemaking, shipbuilding, and fishing. Travelers can try some of the city's traditional fine wine or examine the well-preserved Roman buildings throughout the city.

If you are looking to experience the history and culture of the area, your first destination should be the Roman Amphitheatre constructed in the 1 st Century. It is known as the Arena locally, and it is one of the most magnificent pieces of Roman architecture still standing. Summer film festivals in the are still use the amphitheatre for showings. Two other well-known Roman structures in the city are the Arch of the Sergii (otherwise known as the Golden Gate) and the temple of Rome and Augustus. In addition to Roman structures, you can find some Medieval and Renaissance architecture located throughout the city.

There are a number of interesting churches to visit in Pula. Travel to the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary or the Church of St. Francis to see some intact representations of Pula's history. Next, you can visit the Historical Museum of Istria and the Koloseum. There are a number of festivals held throughout the year, and a tourism guide will be able to give you information on these and other accommodations in Pula. Beachside resorts and villas are prominent in the area, and most people enjoy exploring the countryside on the outskirts of Pula because of its verdant greenery, gorgeous turquoise sea, and the Brijuni National Park.

In addition to visiting the surrounding areas, you may also want to fish, swim, dive, and sail on the beaches. If you decide to travel by boat through the waters, you can explore a number of unspoiled islands and excellent fishing opportunities while at sea. For fine dining, Pula will certainly not disappoint you, as there are wonderful gourmet restaurants in the surrounding area and wonderful local eateries to satisfy your taste buds. For more information on restaurants, hotels, shopping, and other accommodations you can find in the wonderful city of Pula on the sea, a video travel guide or brochure can help you plan your trip and learn more about the area.

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