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Pula, Croatia


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If you are thinking about where to go on your summer vacation, then Pula, Croatia is one place you might want
to consider.

Pula is known not only for its sunny beaches but also for its history.

The arena was built in the first century A.D., when Pula was a regional center of Rome. It is the sixth
largest surviving Roman arena – the largest is the Colosseum in Rome.

At that time, the arena could seat 23,000 spectators.


to consider: to think about.
to survive: to stay alive, to remain alive.
spectator: a person who watches something.