Shopping Experience in Pula
Check our list of best shopping destinations in Pula and allow yourself the most fun and pleasant shopping experience. Whether you’re a passionate shopping lover or just want to experience the charms of local life, Pula offers a variety of shopping areas for all wishes and tastes.
Pula city centre
Flanatička, Sergijevaca, Kandlerova and Giardini streets are main places in the city centre where you can find a cosy gift and souvenir shops, but also well-known brands of clothes and footwear such as Nike, Adidas, United Colors of Benetton, Skiny, Yamamay, Lisca, Calzedonia, Office Shoes… If you are seeking for something more elegant or classy, we suggest you explore Croatian popular brands Varteks or Kerver. Their stylish collections are made of top quality materials and remarkably designed. Varteks with its almost a century-old tradition is a symbol of classic elegance, while Kerver is a great nautical clothing brand. Pula city centre abounds in souvenir shops and art galleries where you can find traditional handcrafts, paintings, jewellery, delicacies like truffles, wine, olive oil, honey and lavender.
The first shopping centre in Istria is located at no. 101 Rimske centurijacije Street, it is easily accessible by car, five to ten minute ride from Ribarska koliba. If you are more into slow and relaxed shopping experience, Pula City Mall is your place. Usually it’s not crowded so you can take your time and enjoy it. Tom Tailor, C&A, Galileo, Deichmann, Mass Shoes, New Yorker, Sportina, KIK, Pepco, CCC shoes & bags, Intersport, Orsay and S’Oliver are some of the brands you can find in Pula City Mall. There is also Baby Center with its great offer of creative and quality products for your little ones and ZOO City, the most widespread Croatian pet store chain with all the little things your pet might need. At the end of your shopping trip, take some good coffee or delicious cake in one of the facilities such as Leggiero bar, Leggiero Loft or McDonalds.
Pula’s neighborhood of Stoja is home to the biggest shopping centre of Istria where you can find more than 65 stores with international or Croatian brands. It’s about a five minute ride from Ribarska koliba. If you are interested in fashion, footwear, kids fashion and products, health and beauty, fashion accessories, multimedia, home, underwear, gastronomy or sports, Max City is the right place for you. You can leave your kids with Twister Fun Park trained staff and continue to enjoy your shopping experience. Twister Fun Park offers different thematic parties, parties and other animations for the youngest members of your family. Embark on a 3D journey in one of three CineStar cinemas or try your luck in the Automatic Club Silver. There’s also a great selection of caffe bars and restaurants where you can taste delicious meals.
Pula market is located in the heart of the city and it offers a true local experience. It consists of a green market, fish market, butcher shop, grocery stores, restaurants and other services. Built in iron and glass, Pula market is a beautiful example of the Secession architecture. It is a meeting place for residents of Pula, so if you want to feel the charms of local life, spend Saturday morning buying groceries at the most colorful market in Istria.