Small Roman Theatre, Pula

Small Roman Theatre, Pula

Ancient Pula was no hick town. It had theaters. It had at least three. There was the town's amphitheater and the large Roman theater outside the city walls on the slopes of Mount Zara. This one has been lost in the sands of time, but the small theater, inside the city walls, is still there today. It is on the slope below the Castle of Pula.

Go back in time, to the 1st century AD. Take a look at the small theater. The theater is divided into a stage area called the proscenium, where the acting happened. The enclosure held the seating and viewing area. The seating was on a slope, a common feature of Greek theaters of the time. The capacity was between four and five thousand theater lovers.

Five thousand people was the entire population of Pula in those days. Come back to the present. A great part of the small theater fades away. Only the foundations of the stage and some of the semi-circular viewing area still remain. In front of the theater is the Archeological Museum. Pula is still a cosmopolitan town.

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Sight Name: Small Roman Theatre
Sight Location: Pula, Croatia (See walking tours in Pula)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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