"AMPHITHEATRE" Roman Amphitheater Tip by alyf1961

Roman Amphitheater, Pula: 17 reviews and 41 photos

 
 

Pula amphitheatre is one of the six largest roman amphitheatres in existence today. It was originally a smaller theatre built by Claudius until the Vespians enlarged it in AD 79. It was enlarged for the gladiator fights that would see 23,000 spectators and it had 20 entrances.
It was intact until the 15th century when parts were of the stone were used to build the castle and other buildings in the city.
Now it is used for musical events and can seat 5,000 people.

Address: Flavijevska ulica
Directions: The amphitheatre is easy to see from the harbour.
there is a small shop that sells souviners and other historical pieces.

Phone: 052 219 028

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 1, 2009
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“Take nothing but photos, leave nothing but footprints....unless it's muddy then try not to leave footprints!!”

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