Entertainment sights in Istria
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Pula's most imposing sight is the 1st-century Roman amphitheatre overlooking the harbour northeast of the Old Town. Built entirely from local limestone, the amphitheatre was designed to host gladiatorial contests and could accommodate up to 20,000 spectators. The 30m-high outer wall is almost intact and contains two rows of 72 arches, but the stone spectator seats were removed for building materials in the Middle Ages.
On the top of the walls is a gutter that collected rain water and you can still see the slabs used to secure the fabric canopy, which protected spectators from the sun. Around the end of July a Croatian film festival is held in the amphitheatre, and there…