Join this amazing tour and our guides will bring the past alive and share the facts and inside stories with you on the best rated tour in town. Split walking tour includes the Roman part of town (Diocletian palace) and Medieval part of town (City hall, promenade, Fish market..)
The ruins of the Palace, can be found throughout the city. The cathedral localy known as St. Duje church was built in the Middle Ages, reusing materials from the ancient mausoleum. Twelfth- and 13th-century Romanesque churches, medieval fortifications, 15th-century Gothic palaces and other palaces in Renaissance and Baroque style make up the rest of the protected area.
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This tour was visited by our dear partners from the travel blog Periodistas Vijaeros and they were kind enough to give us the first hand overview of the tour:
" 'Walking through Split and Diocletian's palace'
The heart of Split is Diocletian's palace and it is just at the north gate of the palace where we met Olga to begin our walking tour. We enter by the main Golden Gate in ancient times. We leave behind the imposing statue of Gregory of Nin, Orthodox monk who led the Croatian language on Latin churches. Across the walls, time seems to go back and stay in the call Propugnaculom, a kind of room between two gates guarding from the heights by the the centurions to run all the people that was not welcome. From there we go to the Peristyle, beautiful courtyard surrounded by columns that divided the rooms of Diocletian 's army and the people. Number four, number sacred to the emperor can be seen everywhere since the Roman Empire was divided in four parts when Diocletian decided to retire to live in Split. The columns groups are distributed in four, also the entrances to the city, bastions and even the towers. On one side of the Peristyle is the formidable mausoleum of Diocletian (current San Duje Cathedral) with its bell tower and the Vestibul were the private quarters of the emperor were located, beyond the underground corridors. It´s impressive that Diocletian's palace is still as alive as when it was built, because inside it live and work more than 2000 people, in addition to the millions who visit it each year. At every step there are new stories, in their alleys, courtyards, statues, museums, cafes and restaurants. We walk out through the City Clock gate and walk to the jewish quartier and the fruit square where the Tower and Marco Marulic statue is held. On leaving the city walls we walked along the esplanade flanked by palm trees and bars, the sea close at hand and far beyond the huge cruise gently swaying. We walked to our left to climb towards the neighborhood Veli Varos one of the oldest and most traditional of the city with low houses and great views to enjoy Split from all angles."
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