Split Attractions

Diocletian's Palace

4 star rating: Recommended 24 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

This palace right in the heart of Split, was used by Roman Emperor Diocletian and is one of the best preserved monuments of Roman architecture in the world. In 1979, it was declared -- with the ...  Read more


5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A short walking distance from Diocletian's Palace, this hilly peninsula is a recreational park for both locals and visitors. A protected nature reserve since 1964, the park is dotted with pine ...  Read more

Mestrovic Gallery

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A short cab ride from downtown Split, the Mestrovic Gallery is an art museum dedicated to the life and work of 20th-century sculptor, Ivan Meštrović, who has been compared to Rodin.  Formerly ...  Read more

Cetina River

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

The Cetina River flows through 63 miles (101 km) of southern Croatia and drops down 1,260 feet (385 m) as it rushes down into the Adriatic Sea near Split. Over the centuries rapids have formed on the ...  Read more

Plitvice Lakes National Park

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A national park since 1949 and a World Heritage Site since 1979, Plitvice (prounounced pleet-wee-cheh) is still relatively new on the European tourist trail, but certainly not undiscovered. Set at ...  Read more

Gates of Diocletian's Palace

4.5 star rating: Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There are four different gates or access points to enter Split ' s historic core, all named after four different metals.  The best starting point is the Bronze Gate, which opens ...  Read more

Cathedral of St Dominus (Cathedral of St Duje)

4 star rating: Recommended 16 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

This Cathedral has two lives: its first life was as the Cathedral of St. Dominus, the mausoleum dedicated to Diocletian. Diocletian was known for his brutal persecution of Christians after a ...  Read more

Temple of Jupiter

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 21 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A few steps away from the Cathedral of St Dominus and St Duje -- at the end of the street Kraj Sveti Ivan -- is a temple dedicated to Jupiter, named after his father. Roman emperors often made ...  Read more

Peristil Square

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 6 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Peristil Square is Split's main square, the former entry hall in Diocletian's Palace. It is derived from a Roman architectural term called the peristyle, an open colonnade surrounding a court.  ...  Read more


3.5 star rating: Worth doing 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Trogir is a great day trip from Split, connected by a bridge on the other side of Split’s airport (approximately an hour by water taxi or bus). It is tied to the outlying island Ciovo by a second ...  Read more

Archaeological Museum (Arheoloski Muzej)

A 10-minute walk north of Split ' s historic downtown is Croatia's oldest museum, which was founded in 1820.   The incentive for the establishment of the museum was provided by the visit of ...  Read more

Ethnographic Museum

This small museum founded in 1910 has limited collections of Dalmatian folk costumes, embroidery, jewelry and weapons, but its setting in Diocletian's former apartment in the south part of the ...  Read more

Gregory of Nin (Grgur Ninski)

Outside of Diocletian's Palace walls near the Golden Gate is the towering landmark of the Bishop Grgur, sculpted by the famous Ivan Mestrovic. Bishop Grgur, or the Gregory of Nin, was a 9th-century ...  Read more

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