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Diocletian's Palace

Split, Croatia
+385 21 345 602
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Split, Croatia
+385 21 345 602
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Reviewed yesterday

The city is now protected by UNESCO's world decree Upholding cultural heritage - a global guarantee The Archaeology Museum had much for all to view Like statues from Salona, huge sarcophaguses too. A busy port with promenade once reclaimed from the sea Cathedral, mausoleum and...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Incredible that so many Roman ruins were preserved for so long. Congratulations to the people of Split. Very touristy inside, but the vendors are respectful and not overly aggressive.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 days ago

A fascinating place to roam.i think some of the architecture is around 1700yrs old.my favourite was a dining room where the romans would eat. We were treated to a Capella quartet singing amongst the ruins. The acoustics were amazing.there a great steps tp sit on...More

Thank Meridee K
Reviewed 2 days ago

A less than impressive entrance that opens up into a central Roman piazza containing both a restored Church and other buildings . Unable to view Church as it being used for worship .Amazingly well preserved.

Thank clivec186387
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took a guided tour and learned a lot about the history. A unique place in history, where a roman palace was converted into a city... very interesting and a great educational opportunity also. The old city of Split, most of which is the palace...More

Thank BK122
Reviewed 2 days ago

Imagine a palace persisting since Roman times. Fascinating history and many interesting areas to visit.

Thank garlec
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just a stunning and historically great place - even if you're not into dates etc. this place grabs ones imagination

Thank CasaSulo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Frankly, we only came to Split as a layover for a sailing trip so going into Diocletian's Palace was an unexpected and truly wonderful experience, well worth going to Split for itself alone. This is no dusty archeological relic. Instead the Palace has been constantly...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is impossible to see everything there is to see of this amazing historical site. The walls, brickwork, arches, statues, all relating to the many stages of history. Read up before hand if possible, to benefit as you tour the site. You'll need a stop...More

Thank Joan F
Reviewed 3 days ago

There isn't much to see inside but the buildings are fantastic. Very hight ceilings and huge spaces. Not enough of us to reenact the scenes from Game of Thrones!!

Thank TheRelfster
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Hi, Is it necessary to take a guided tour of the diocletian palace? Is all of the below inside the palace itself: Diocletian's cellars Peristyle The Emperor's Vestibule St. Domnius’ Cathedral The Temple of Jupiter The Silver gate Split city museum Golden gate Chapel of St. Amir People's square and town hall Iron gate Fruit square, Milesi Palace Thanks!
15 April 2017|
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Response from Islandnancya | Reviewed this property |
You don't need a guide but it really enhances the experience
Sarah K
How far from airport to town centre
28 March 2017|
Response from Jaro S | Reviewed this property |
It's about 24km to the centre. There are buses you can take to your accomodation. Checkout this page, it could be helpful for you. I hope I'm not too late with my answer. It is the homepage of Buscroatia.
How much time should be allotted to see the basements of Diocletian's Palace?
5 February 2017|
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Response from lezya |
Hi Joseph T, sorry I voted down your answer by mistake, and now it won't let me bump it up again. Very useful answer, thank you.