The Istria Times

Applaud to Sting in City of Fugitives

Because of the lengthy tale from Greek mythology, Pula has been known as a city of fugitives. Whoever runs away...
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Drive around Spectacle in Pula

People who are visiting Sijana neighborhood of Pula are bound to have a pleasant surprise. On the very entrance to...
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Photo Gallery: Massive Attack Performance in Pula

Every event in magnificent Pula amphitheater is impossible to forget, and the one which happened yesterday is no exception. The...
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Visualia Broke Guinness World Record

Croatia is home to Visualia Festival, an event which celebrates novel artistic forms, such as 3D video mapping and illumination...
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Zipping over Verudela Canyon

Verudela is a beautiful park, discoverable in the close proximity of Pula. Part beach and part an enchanted forest, it’s...
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Ziplining the Outdoors of Pula

The beautiful park-beach of Verudela is located in the vicinity of Pula, and hides a gorgeous natural site of Kanjon....
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Big Picture: The Pathway to Museum Castle

On the Istrian Peninusla, one can find the beautiful city of Pula, known to be the “city of fugitives” and...
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Big Catches of Adriatic

We already informed you that Adriatic Sea is a great destination for catching huge fish, usually yellow-fin tuna. As a...
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Big Picture: Pleasures of Gortan Valley

Walking Pula’s Lungo Mare (a promenade next to sea) will lead you to Gortanova Valley, a lovely coastal site often...
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Big Picture: Leisure of Istria

Ancient Pula is known in literature as “City of Fugitives” thanks to a lengthy story originating from Greek mythology. But...
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Big Picture: Gortan Cove

Don’t visit Gortan cove of Pula without carrying your swimming gear. Nobody resists the blue tranquility of Adriatic sea on...
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Photo Gallery: Surreal Lights of Pula

The Istrian city of Pula will feature some pretty nice colors in the upcoming summer, as its largest and most...


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Big Picture: Calling tourists of Pula

Ever wondered what a traditional Croatian instrument looks like? Well, this is not one of them. The large alpine horn...
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Big Picture: Pula’s windy day

Don’t worry, this photo was not shot today. However, one can’t watch it without feeling of awe, as Pula’s shore...
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Big Picture: Pula makes a splash

Swimmers relish in the boisterous sea in Pula. The Adriatic’s waves rarely hit the shore at this size.
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Big Picture: Istrian kazuni

Kazuni are small stone houses built by farmers and shepherds as shelters from heat and rain. These kazuni are located...
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Roman Pula

Pula, a city known for its famous Roman Arena, now features a new tour called “Roman Pula” where guests are...
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Adriana- Istria’s symbol of hope

We already wrote about monk seal Adriana, an animal which developed a habit of resting on the beaches of Pula....
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Big Picture: Amphitheater in Pula

The Pula Arena is one of the six largest surviving Roman amphitheaters in the world. The Arena dates to the...
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Big Picture: Cape Kamenjak

Cape Kamenjak, near Pula, is the southernmost point of Istria. It’s known for its beautiful beaches, pristine waters, and rich...
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Big Picture: Film Festival at Pula Arena

Every summer, Pula hosts an open-air film festival in its Roman amphitheater.
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Big Picture: Bike riding in Pula

Need ideas for fall pastimes in Croatia? Now that late summer’s sweltering heat has subsided, the weather is perfect for...
The Adriatic Times

How Istria came to be, according to Greek mythology.

Did you like the movies ”Troy” and ”Immortals“? Of course you did! They have Brad Pitt and Henry Cavill jumping...
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Shipwreck dives around Croatia – where to explore ghostships of the Adriatic

Diving into an old, mysterious shipwreck located at the bottom of the sea? Yes, we’ve all dreamed of it at...