Split

Split

Things to do - general
  • Split is the  second largest city in Croatia.It  is economic, administrative, educational, sport and tourist center. The first inhabitant of Split was the Roman emperor Diocletian who started to build his palace in this friendly bay around 293 AD. After his abdication he withdrew to this luxurious palace of about 30 thousand square meters.

The following turbulent centuries made the palace into a town. The town overgrew the walls of the palace and its authorities kept changing – from Croatian kings in 10th century AD, Hungarian and Venetian administration, to French rulers and Austro-Hungarian monarchy.

Such past left its traces.  This mixture of historic layers brought some clumsiness and today all that makes a part of its originality.
The big city today lives by the silent beats of history, lively spirit of the young and its particular Mediterranean charm.

Marjan hill is the first symbol of the town of Split. The people of Split started the forestation of Marjan in 1852, with the planting of the first pine trees. In 1903, society “Marjan” was founded which today takes care of this nature preserve. All the visitors in Marjan can enjoy its peace and quiet, recreation and entertainment, numerous small churches, hermit refuges and natural and jogging paths. A modest zoo is great fun for children.

  • In the 11th century a church “Gospa od Zvonika”‘ was built, originally dedicated to St. Teodor, with a beautiful early-Romanesque bell tower. During the Middle Ages the area  served as a courtroom, and only 50 years ago it was a haven for small shops. Especially is interesting  the specific style of residential construction in the wall, bell tower, part of the guard pathway over the remains of the octagonal towers and a beautiful view of the entire decumanus and a part of the People’s square.

Prokurative is synonymous with portico, decorated promenades of cardo and decumanus, main streets of the Diocletian’s Palace.
This architectural details was used by the Venetians on their central square in front of the cathedral of St. Marco.

Bačvice is a phenomenon of nature, a sandy beach at the heart of the city, in the vicinity of the city harbor, and it can accommodate about r ten thousand people.  In springtime Bačvice turn into a split version of Copacabana where many famous soccer players first displayed their talent, where the rugby in Split was born, where even in wintertime a unique game of “picigin” is played (a sort of volleyball, played in the sea shallows with a small ball).
Bačvice today represents a best known promenade for all generations, and during nighttime is the favorite center of nightlife.

Visit Split and enjoy Croatia!!

Country Croatia
Languages spokencroatian
Currency usedHRK

Culture and history info

Diocletian´s Palace, Cathedral treasury, Grgur Ninski, Archaeological museumCulture and history image

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Pinestra 1

Pinestra 1

Split
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Apartment Pinestra I is located in Split, near forest park Marjan. It offers spacious and air-condit ...
Pinestra 2

Pinestra 2

Split
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Apartment Pinestra II is located in Split, near forest park Marjan. It offers spacious and air-condi ...
Villa Natalia

Villa Natalia

Split
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Villa Natalia is located in the most exclusive part of Split. Villa Natalia offers peacefull retreat ...
Villa Nora

Villa Nora

Split
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Villa Nora is located at the foot of the hill of Marjan in a quiet location overlooking the town and ...
Villa Prisca

Villa Prisca

Split
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Villa Prisca is a modern house with swimming pool and garden located in an elite residential area of ...
Villa Spalatina

Villa Spalatina

Split
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Villa Spalatina is situated in the residential area Meje on the outskirts of the park-forest Marjan, ...

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BMW 3 E 90

BMW 3 E 90

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Max people3
Air-conditioned?Yes
MYB

MYB

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Yacht lenght40
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EC 145

EC 145

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Max people9
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Piper PA-34 Seneca

Piper PA-34 Seneca

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