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Discover Split, second largest city in Croatia that is 1.700 years old.
Split is situated on the Adriatic coast, in central Dalmatia region.
The city is 17 centuries old, dating to the time of the Roman Emperor Diocletian who decided to build his Palace there and to spend the last years of his life. Turbulent centuries that followed turned the villa into a city.
Over the last couple of years Split is becoming one of the “must visit” Mediterranean destinations.
Diocletian Palace is situated within the historical core of the city. As you walk through ancient Diocletian palace you will see the arhitectual elements from the ancient Rome, four gates that were main entrances to the palace, Vestibule an entrance to the residential part of the palace, Peristyle with sphinx, underground substructures and much more.
Cathedral of St. Domnius, the patron saint of the city, once was the Mausoleum of the Roman Emperor Diocletian and in 7th century it was consecrated.
You can climb Cathedral’s bell tower all the way to the top, where a spectacular view of the entire Split awaits.
Diocletian palace is one of the best preserved monuments of the Roman architecture in the world and UNESCO World Heritage site.
Fans of Game of Thrones serial will be happy to discover that Basement of Diocletian’s Palace were Daenerys’ Throne Room and a place where dragons were kept
Ideal place for having a coffee or refreshing drink is the Riva. It is sea promenade and the city’s living room, the most popular public place in Split.
Prokurative a city square situated on Riva, it resembles the Venice St. Marks Square. The square is surrounded by neo-Reinassance arches and open only towards the sea.
Marjan, a hill that overlooks the city, the symbol of the city and its green oasis. You can climb up to Marjan directly from beautiful waterfront Riva and experience unique view of the city and the islands.
Cathedral of St. Domnius is the oldest Catholic cathedral in the world that remains in use in its original structure from the day it was founded until today