Fascinating Heritage of Split – Walking Tour
The Fascinating Heritage of Split is a 2-hour program led by a local guide who is enthusiastic about the hometown. You will explore and discover some of the most exciting aspects and corners of Split. Why is there a black Sphynx? What was Diocletian’s favorite hobby? What does the inside of the Palace hide? Why did the Romans build the secret tunnel to the center of the city? You will be charmed by the antique atmosphere of old Split. We’ll walk down antique historical streets and suddenly find ourselves stepping back into ancient Roman times. Then we witness gems and heritage of Venetian history before we step foot into the modern area of the charming Split. The mix of rushing times comes together with interesting legends and stories delivered by the local guide.
- Professional local tour guide
- Cathedral of Saint Domnius ticket 10 EUR
Route & Duration
Historical side of the Split. Diocletian, the powerful Roman emperor, has built his palace. It is the most famous and important landmark with 1700 years of history within the UNESCO-listed historical complex. (Visit from outside)
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
The Cathedral of Saint Domniu founded at the end of the 7th century AD, it is the oldest Catholic cathedral in the world. It has its original structure still renovation at a later date. Though the bell tower dates from the 12th century. (Visit from outside)
Grgur Ninski Statue
The monumental statue of Grgur Ninski takes place in the center of the main Split square. He was a famous archbishop of Nin, an ancient capital of Croatia. He defied the Roman Catholic Church, which opposed his call to introduce religious services in the national language of the country.
The building of the Prokurativa was found by Antonio Bajamonti in the mid-19th century. Its foundation was supported by Italian tradition, with all its charm. There are Venetian-style colonnades and reliefs above the windows evoking ancient and Renaissance influences.
Vestibulum of Diocletian's Palace
The palace is similar to a square in Venice. It is one of the best-preserved monuments of Roman architecture in the world.
Guide will meet you near the bell tower of Diocletian's Palace
(Dioklecijanova Ulica, Split 21000 Croatia) See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.