The amphitheater is located 200 meters northeast outside the city walls of Pula, according to the network Roman division. It is believed that the construction started already to Emperor Augustus. The amphitheater was built in tuskanskom style and occupies an area of 11,466 m². It is estimated that it could accommodate about 23,000 spectators. It was built on the slope of a hill, on the west side, facing the sea.
The amphitheater in Pula different from others in that they are in the outer walls incorporated four rectangular towers. In the amphitheater were held gladiator fights and hunting animals. Admission to the show is not paid, but the seating in the amphitheater strictly followed the social hierarchy of the wealth and prestige.
It is surprising that the Arena as the undisputed cultural treasure Croatian. It is the largest and best preserved monument of ancient architecture in Croatia.
It was the amphitheater one of three preserved in the whole world!