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Town Hall (City Palace)
An important place in the Forum is occupied by the Town Hall, which represents the headquarters of the city government. During the reign of the Venetian Republic, the offices belonging to the Rector and Providur were situated there, while it later became the seat of the city mayor. On the front of the building is an inscription that says that the building was constructed in 1296, even though that is most probably the year of its reconstruction and upgrade, because a building already existed at that very location. Due to the fact that the upgrades were done in different centuries, the building is characterized by a mix of architectural styles – from the Romanesque to the Renaissance. The facade of the building faces the Forum and is decorated with Renaissance and Baroque styles. Before the major renovation of the building, a large clock and “preslica” bell tower were located on the top. Baroque windows and sculptures of Telamon and the Mermaid are the last architectural changes to the exterior. Unfortunately, negligence has left visible traces on the building’s structure.
Category: Museum Art Palace, Old town,
Trg Forum (old town), Pula 52100
44.870197, 013.842169 (44°52’12.7″N, 013°50’31.8″E)
00385 (0)52 371 700
GPS coordinates: 44.870197, 013.842169 (44°52’12.7″N, 013°50’31.8″E)
Address: Trg Forum (old town), Pula 52100
The City Palace is located in the old part of the town of Pula, at the very Forum Square, right next to Augustus’ Temple
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do gradske palače koja se nalazi u starom dijelu grada Pule na samom trgu Forumu. Odmah pored Augustovog hrama. 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 gradskoj palači koja se nalazi u starom dijelu grada Pule na samom trgu Forumu. Odmah pored Augustovog hrama. Hvala!
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