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Review of Diocletian's Palace

Diocletian's Palace
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Owner description: The ruins of the Roman Emperor Diocletian's palace date back to the late 3rd to early 4th century A.D.
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“Ancient and historic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2013

Indeed it's a very ancient and historical structure. Immense and awesome. To enter its underground section, we passed by many stalls along the way. There were crowds around, local and tourists. Certain parts of the floor of the underground were wet.
The whole structure was rectangular in shape with huge watchtowers now converted for commercial purposes.
We also had the pleasure of witnessing the wonderful performance of 4 Traditional Dalmatians. Fantastic voices and music! They also had CDs on sale for 15 euro each.
After that, we went to St. Duje Cathedral, which was part of Emperior Diocletian's mausoleum. It was a memorable visit.

Visited November 2013
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“Full of history!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

We spent one full day in Split during our cruise in the Adriatic and spent most of our time looking around Diocletian's palace. We had the benefit of a walking guide to show us places of interest, of which there were many. it's a very interesting historical site and well worth visiting. Within the palace site there many cafe bars and shops and on the beautiful waterfront nearby is a marina. It's gorgeous, go visit!

Visited November 2013
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“Living History!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

The palace is a very neat place to see. Both in terms of what is was like in the 4th century and now to see all the people living within its walls. Great shopping, dining, museums and people watching to do here as well. Take some time here to really enjoy the history and all this place has to offer - well worth it!

Visited November 2013
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“Worht a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

If you're in Croatia you should go there and spend some time. If you haven't been to Croatia yet, this place is one of the reasons to go there.
Very very interesting place!!

Visited July 2013
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“the most beautiful city in the world!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

Split is a pretty big Mediterranean city with lot of of historical monuments. The most impressive for us was Diocletian Palace - massive stone construction built in the beginning of the 4th century by Romans that has been declared a World Heritage Monument by UNESCO.

The palace has so much to offer that it is hard to navigate in only one day. We could not actually believe that people are living and renting the appartments within the walls of the Diocletian palace.

The atmosphere was always amazing – local people were more than friendly.

We will surely return to Split again and again!!!!

Visited June 2013
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