Giardini Street


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Giardini Street

Giardini is the main street in Pula and can be compared to Las Ramlas in Barcelona. Here you can find shops, people, cafes and good buys among the numerous markets stalls.


Pula’s bustling central market is built in the heart of the city and is home to a wide range of modern and traditional shops. Under the glass arches of the 19th century iron framed covered market, you will find the area’s largest fish market, which is best visited early in the morning when the brackish catch of a truly vast range of seafood is at its freshest. Look out for Brancin (sea perch) and fresh Dagnje (mussels), which are specialities of the region. Traditional handicrafts can be bought from a number of souvenir shops near the Arch of the Sergeii, and there is an annual handicrafts festival held in the Portarata square every summer. For excellent wines, olive oil and the region´s most precious fungus, the truffle, visit Zigante on the edge of the market place. Outside of town on the way to the airport, Konzum mall is home to a wide range of affordable, ready to wear international brands and electronics stores.