- Octagonal Mausoleum
The Octagonal Mausoleum, which has nowadays been reduced to remains of the lower discovered in 1941, dates back to the 1st century. Its base contains three steps and is characterized by a circular shape. The lower part is almost 1.5 meters high, and it is believed that the entire mausoleum had a height of about 9.2 meters. The lower part was made with the help of the ancient isodomum technique consisting of properly carved stone blocks, while the bottom is adorned with curved and flat wood strips. Inside, there was a wreath which separated the upper and central part of the mausoleum. The mausoleum was decorated with a frieze and architrave depicting griffins, sphinxes, caraway wreath and Anthemius decorations. It is assumed that in the central part of the mausoleum a burial chamber was also located.
Category: Other attractions, Old town,
Park kralja Petra Krešimira, Pula 52100
44.870956, 13.847975 (44°52’15.4″N 13°50’52.7″E)
GPS coordinates: 44.870956, 13.847975 (44°52’15.4″N 13°50’52.7″E)
Address: Park kralja Petra Krešimira, Pula 52100
The Octagonal Mausoleum is located in Pula in Carrara Street in the park of King Petar Krešimir, next to the mausoleum there is the C8 Gallery (around 650m away from the old part of Pula, the Forum square)
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do Oktogonalnog mauzoleja koji se nalazi u gradu Puli u ulici Carrarina u samom parku kralja Petra Krešimira. Pored mauzoleja se nalazi C8 Galerija (od starog dijela grada Pule trga Foruma udaljen je oko 650 metara). Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema Oktogonalnom mauzoleju koji se nalazi u gradu Puli u ulici Carrarina u samom parku kralja Petra Krešimira. Pored mauzoleja se nalazi C8 Galerija (od starog dijela grada Pule trga Foruma udaljen je oko 650 metara). Hvala!
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