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Address: Split, Croatia
Phone Number: +385 21 345 602
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The ruins of the Roman Emperor Diocletian's palace date back to the late...

The ruins of the Roman Emperor Diocletian's palace date back to the late 3rd to early 4th century A.D.

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You literally can't miss it

When visiting Split, you literally can't miss a visit to Diocletian's Palace ... because it basically encompasses the entire old town. Beautiful ruins, and the cellars are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When visiting Split, you literally can't miss a visit to Diocletian's Palace ... because it basically encompasses the entire old town. Beautiful ruins, and the cellars are definitely worth a visit as well.

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Split, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Diocletian's Palace is in the heart of Split. It was build by Roman emperor Diocletian for his retirement 1700 years ago. It's approx 400x400 meters. You must visit Diocletian's basement where you can buy all sorts of souvenirs, which you can enter from riva or Peristil. Peristil is a small square in front of St. Dujam cathedral. During the summer... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having arrived in Split we had little idea of what to expect. We took a short walk from the port into the city and arrived at the Diocletian’s Palace. What a fabulous surprise with its under ground vaulted ceiling passageways, full of market stalls and then out into the courtyard. Some parts are very well preserved with a substantial amount... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From the undercroft to a mausoleum in the sun. Construction methods over centuries and to wander among columns and take a glass of refreshment outside in December. Drop dead Diocletian palace, another must see.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Firstly, the Diocletian's Palace, built in the 3rd century, is rich in history. There had been improvements done in the ensuing centuries, for example, the clock tower next to the Iron Gate was completed during the 12th century, bell tower was added to Cathedral of St Domnius during the 12th-16th centuries etc. We were amazed at the complex construction techniques... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For an ancient history nerd like me this was a great surprise. A lot of the palace is really well preserved including underneath the city. A fair bit has been incorporated into the town which is interesting as well. Buy one ticket for everything rather than individually.

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I very much enjoyed the castle, I would call in more of a ruins than a castle. The history and meaning are very important

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Biograd na Moru, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is more than 1700 years old. It was really amazing to walk on the same place where some Romans walked. We heard amazing stories about Diocletian, his palace and how he became an emperor. Diocletian's Palace is the place that we'd like to recommend for a visit. If you can, try to stay in Split at least 3-4... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to spend half a day exploring the old town and have a beautiful lunch by the main square. This is so tranquil and enjoyable place that made me want to return again.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A historical place, narrow streets full of shops and cafes and a welcoming atmosphere. Quite warm even in end of November.

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