The Gate of Hercules is an Ancient Roman gateway situated in the city of Pula, Croatia. The character Hercules was seen as the guardian of Ancient Pula. The gate is 4 meters high and around 3 and a half metres wide and was seen as a gateway into the city. The gate gains interest from its historical context, because of the inscription of the two duumvirs (Calpurnius and Cassius) who were sent from Rome to lead the people and build a colony.
With Pula covering a small area, most areas of the city are accessible on foot. Otherwise, a taxi is the best option.
Opening Times and Admission
The gateway is situated in a public area, which is free to access at any hour.