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Address: Split, Croatia
Description: The ruins of the Roman Emperor Diocletian's palace date back to the late...
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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Diocletian's Palace was built in the late 3rd and the 4th century during the reign of the then Roman emperor Diocletian. After the year 305, withdrew from the throne, he moved to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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sarajevo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Diocletian's Palace was built in the late 3rd and the 4th century during the reign of the then Roman emperor Diocletian. After the year 305, withdrew from the throne, he moved to the Palace and lived there until his death in 316. At that time it was actually somewhat isolated location. Today, thousands of tourists come every day to see... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Allow a few hours to visit, and I would strongly suggest a guided tour as you will learn so much more. Our tour included everything from inside the Palace walls to viewing petrified human waste, to an acappella singing group. It was amazing. People still live inside the walls and everyday life goes on as it has over the last... More 

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Brooklyn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is the main draw of Split; the old town has basically developed inside the walls of what was once the retirement residence of the the Emperor Diocletian who was the last pagan emperor of the Roman Empire and the first to abdicate in favor of retirement. With a retirement home like this one, you can see why he opted... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The part I loved best was just wondering around on the small streets, admiring the old buildings and imagining how life looked like centuries ago. Definitely worth exploring also in the evening - artificial lighting totally changes the look of the place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I really enjoyed exploring the Diocletian's Palace. Great place, and one of the main attraction of Split. You can enjoy the view of the sea, from the cafeteria in the piazza. You will enjoy walking in the different streets and areas of the palace.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We greatly enjoyed exploring the nooks and crannies of the Diocletian's Palace. We didn't do any official tours but we definitely enjoyed seeing the different streets and areas of the palace, which is really more like an old town within palace walls. We went into the shops in the basement but didn't pay to go in further as it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Wooow...The age of that palace is just amazing. It has always been a wish of mine to visit the palace and I finally have. It is really nice there, the atmosphere is just great and a nice sunny day is like a cherry on top. The only thing I am a little bit dissapointing are the basements, I thought it... More 

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Hod Hasharon, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The main attraction in Split. Make sure to also do the basement if you are a game of thrones fan. It costs 20 HRK for students and is will worth it.

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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This palace is actually more like a medieval town than a palace. The numerous streets are great to walk through looking at the buildings. An obvious highlight of the town.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It’s a UNESCO World Heritage site. We made a walking tour with an excellent guide (Ana Tomic) with great knowledge of history who gave us a lot of important information. Some places were crowded mainly in the morning

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