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Diocletian's Palace

Split, Croatia
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Walking Areas, Historic Sites
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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Just stumbled across this whilst wandering around but it was an amazing find. Got an app with a tour of the palace to find out all about it which was worthwhile until it crashed on us. Some very good photos from it, and where else can you find market stalls in the dungeons?

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UK
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194 reviews 194 reviews
67 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The palace, named after the Roman Emperor who had it built for his retirement, is more than a palace, it's a complex of buildings for the Emperor's personal use and to accommodate his soldiers. Apart from the ancient part you will notice modern housing within the palace walls, satellite dishes included ! People were allowed to live within the palace... More

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Cape Town
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Our group of 5 people were taken on a walking tour of the Palace and found it very interesting. The tour was of approximately 1.5 hours and our guide was very informative.

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Ottawa
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182 reviews 182 reviews
50 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

To be able to walk around a Roman Palace that has turned into Old Town Split is mind blowing. Just stand in the Peristil and look around. Do go underground, it may be amarket, but you can appreciate the architecture.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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210 attraction reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

It's an outstanding complex of ancient buildings with great photo opportunities , ample dining opportunities, ample browsing opportunities. You could spend as long as you want here.

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Staten Island, New York
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

A trip to Diocletian's Palace is a trip back in history. When the Roman Empire fell the people moved in and built personal structures within the walls. It's interesting to see how and where they were built. A wonderland on old and new, a lot of time can be spent here.

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gjøvik
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

It is a very pretty and nice place. You should visit this place if you stay in Split. We liked it a lot. And the Roman soldiers did a huge inpression on my boys aged 6 and 10.

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Telluride, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

This is a terrible interesting site but almost no signage to help the visitor understand what they are seeing. A little effort would have been nice.

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Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

The Palace is an old en rustic building. You can visit the basement of the palace which leads you underneath the city. Costs are 40 kuna per person. In the palace you can find little shops and stands with souvenirs.

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Rochester, New York
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Found this place while walking about and wish I had knew more of the history of the palace. Beautiful structure filled with toursist, shops, etc...good to wander around, wish i would have researched more like i said before or found a tour....

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