The Palace of Diocletian
Discover the amazing imperial Roman palace, world famous as the filming location for the popular TV series “Game of Thrones”. The city of Split is built around this 1,700 years old palace, listed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage. Inside its impressive architecture with narrow streets and substructures you can also find many other interesting heritage locations.
Marjan forest park
Beside rich historical heritage, Split also offers many natural attractions. Marjan hill with the forest park is the green oasis, the most popular relaxation and recreation spot for the locals. It is filled with numerous natural paths perfect for jogging or hiking trips. Make sure to climb all the way to the top so you can enjoy the spectacular view to the city and the islands.
The Islands of Dalmatia
Don’t miss the visit to the charming islands Hvar and Brac, blessed with Mediterranean beauty. These pearls of Dalmatia can be reached with a ferry from Split 4-7 times a day. Enjoy the sunny Hvar and its archipelago of small islands, and the famous “Zlatni Rat” (Golden Horn) beach on the island of Brac, one of the most famous and recognizable beaches in Europe.
Klis fortress is one of the most iconic places for the fans of “Game of Thrones”. This defensive stronghold with over 2,000 years long history was very important during the long wars with Turks. Today, it is better known as the walls of Meereen, the city freed by Daenerys Targaryen. Even if you’re not a fan of the show, you can enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of the city and the islands.
Museums and galleries
Being the city of the exceptionally rich heritage, Split also offers many interesting museums and galleries. Especially worth mentioning are the Archaeological museum with its impressive collection, and the Croatian Maritime Museum. Also, make sure you visit the gallery of the most famous Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović, which you can find on the southern slopes of Marjan.