Top 5 places to visit in Split

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Split is very important city because of its culture and history. Entire historic core of Split is being listed on UNESCO-s World Heritage list since 1979. Just by taking a walk through this city you will see best of arhitecture dating from middle ages and even earlier ages. You will surely enjoy in developed gastronomy and lot of interesting and fun events.

1. Diocletian’s Palace

Diocletian’s Palace is one of the best preserved monuments of Roman architecture in the world. The palace for the Roman Emperor was built as a blend of a luxury villa – a mansion and a Roman military camp (castrum), divided into four parts by two main streets.

2. The Statue of Grgur Ninski

Grgur Ninski

In front of the north entrance to Diocletian’s Palace, you will find the most famous Split monument devoted to bishop Grgur Ninski. He was the bishop of Nin’s diocese at the beginning of the 10th century, and he was remembered for fighting for using croatian language and letter at church.

3. Marjan hill

Marjan hill in Split

It is covered in a dense Mediterranean pine forest and completely surrounded by the city and the sea, making it a unique sight. Originally used as a park by the citizens as early as the 3rd century, it is a favorite weekend excursion destination and a recreational center for the city.

It is also the setting for numerous beaches and jogging trails as well as tennis courts and the city Zoo, all surrounded by the scenic forest.

4. The Cathedral of St. Domnius (Sv. Duje)

Diocletian's Palace

The Cathedral of St. Domnius is a complex of a church, formed from an Imperial Roman mausoleum, with a bell tower; strictly the church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and the bell tower to Saint Domnius. Together they form the Cathedral of St. Domnius.

The Cathedral of Saint Domnius, consecrated at the turn of the 7th century AD, is regarded as the oldest Catholic cathedral in the world that remains in use in its original structure, without near-complete renovation at a later date.

5. HNK Split


Originally opened in 1893, the theatre is owned and operated by the City of Split and is one of the oldest surviving theatres in Dalmatia.

The building was initially used to stage performances by traveling troupes (mostly Italian), as there was no full-time drama ensemble in the city of Split by the very end of the 19th century.

By |November 14th, 2017|
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