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Pula: Historic Sites Guided Walking Tour

1. Pula: Historic Sites Guided Walking Tour

Discover the most important historical highlights of Pula on a walking tour with a local guide. Visit the Cathedral, the Roman Forum, Augustus Temple, and City Hall. Begin your tour in front of the Pula Arena, and get a brief and informative overview from your guide. Next, continue on to the Pula Castle, built by the Venetians in the 17th century. Learn about its fascinating history and previous inhabitants. From there continue on to the Cathedral, and then to the Roman Forum, including the Augustus Temple and City Hall. See Roman mosaics along the way and visit the Arch of Sergii. Explore the Pula Market, established in the early 1900s, and then head to the ancient Gate of Hercules. Learn insider information as your guide regales you with in-depth knowledge about the history, architecture, culture, and rich heritage of Pula.

Pula: House of Istrian Olive Oil Museum and Guided Tasting

2. Pula: House of Istrian Olive Oil Museum and Guided Tasting

Enter the House of Istrian Olive Oil in the center of Pula. Learn how Romans made olive oil and where and how it was exported. See two short films that show the traditional olive oil making process and how olive oil is made today. Take a seat in the tasting room and take a close look at the taste, aroma, texture, and appearance of high-quality Istrian olive oils, as well as olive oil typically found in a supermarket. Learn how to recognize good from bad olive oils. Understand the positive and negative attributes of Olive Oil. Try a pairing of sweet dessert and olive oil.

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What people are saying about Pula

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 177 reviews

Great way to understand the city by learning about its past and main points of interest. Thanks to our guide who made us love Pula and provided us with lots of relevant information. I enjoyed my visit very much.

Was super informative. The guide told it great and added little jokes. The 1 1/2 hours were over in no time, despite the heat. Totally great for us and definitely recommended

Siniša was an excellent guide! Very informative and entertaining. Highly recommend!

Nice tour with a very enthusiastic guide. Who took all the time. Recommended

The guide gave me so much information. Very interesting.