Walk through the historic core of Old Split to see one of the best-preserved Roman remains in the world: the Diocletian palace. The town joined the list of World Heritage Sites in 1979. Enter the open-air central area of the palace and climb the campanile of St. Domnius cathedral. Enjoy a panoramic view of Split, nearby islands, and Marjan hill. Don't miss the chance to rub the big toe of the giant statue of Gregory of Nin, outside the palace gate, and make a wish. Other sites to see include 12th- and 13th-century Romanesque churches, medieval forts, 15th-century Gothic palaces, and Renaissance and Baroque-style palaces. Plan to visit Old Split during your Split vacation using our convenient Split online itinerary planner.
Tours To Old Split
7- or 9-Night Best of Croatia Tour: Zagreb, Split, Hvar, Korcula and Dubrovnik BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $1,440
Duration: 10 days
Walking Tour of Split with a ''Magister'' of History BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $26
Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
Old Split Reviews
There is plenty of info on Diocletians Palace so I won't recap on that. With the first 'old city' totally encompassed within walls - in similar vein as Dubrovnik - the city grew from a garrison... more »
Take time to walk and also sit and take in a coffee or ice cream. Watch the world go by at the beautiful boulevard. more »
Split is awesome.... but hot!
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