The Croatian city of Split is one of the most beautiful and ancient cities on the Adriatic coast. Although less than 200,000 people live in it, Split is the second largest city in Croatia and many people have left their mark in Split, which is clearly seen by tourists when they visit. Split is famous for its tourism, especially with its wonderful beaches, Romen ruins, the historical heart of the city, etc. … Get to know us in detail to the most beautiful tourist attractions in Split Croatia and enjoy a special trip in it.
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The magnificent Diocletian’s Palace was the residence of Emperor Diocletian after he was no longer at the head of the Romen Empire in 305 and its ruins are still considered the most important tourist attraction in the city of Split. Throughout the ages, many houses were built around the palace until it was located in a semi-residential area, which means that entry to it is now free. There are many landmarks in the palace and its surroundings to visit now, such as St. Dogham’s Cathedral, the Jupiter Temple and the palace dome. As for the narrow streets, which include many shops and restaurants, visitors love them as well.
Saint Dujam Cathedral
Saint Dogham was formerly known as the Elmenus Dominic Cathedral and it has been dedicated since the seventh century. Therefore, it is considered the oldest Catholic cathedral in the world, not subject to major changes. The cathedral has 3 sections: the Emperor Diolektian Mausoleum built in 305 BC, the Clock Tower which was added in 1100 and offers wonderful views of Split, and a course built in the seventeenth century.
The Riva waterfront is an amazing place to spend unique times in Split for coffee or light drinks in one of the cafes overlooking the beautiful waterfront, where many visitors say this facade is one of the most beautiful in the world. Riva is also the main Split Square, hosting many parties, festivals, art and cultural activities. Also, don’t miss seeing luxury yachts and boats in Riva.
One of the most beautiful beaches in Split is the Pacific Beach, although you must know that the beach is crowded with visitors during the summer period, and what distinguishes it is that it is located in the city center, away from the last beaches. Besides the beach, there are many cafes and restaurants, which makes the beach a great place to visit at night.
This square was once a large fruit market and since then I got this unofficial name in exchange for the official name Trg Braće Radić. Today the fruits are not present, but visitors find many shops and landmarks, including the Castello tower, which was built in 1435. The northern part of the square includes the Milesi Palace, which is one of the most important evidence of Baroque architecture in Croatia. Also on top is the statue of the famous poet Marko Marulic.
Riva in Split
Main Plate Square
A scene from Split