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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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Like being in Rome without the crowds!

If you like history and marveling at how things were built so long ago this is the place for you. Take time to climb to the top of the tower. The view is gorgeous!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

If you like history and marveling at how things were built so long ago this is the place for you. Take time to climb to the top of the tower. The view is gorgeous!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Took this tour with Ante Batarleo, from private tours in Croatia , it was fascinating , was an excellent tour, informative/ interesting. The palace is beautiful, well worth the tour

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Diocletian,s Palace was built by The Roman Emperor Diocletian in preparation for his retirement -May 305 AD.After the Romans abandoned the site the Palace was empty for centuries.Today the Palace is the most important historical building in the center of Split.Many very elegant shops and restaurants and some homes can still be found within the walls of the Palace.It MUST... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Lots of little cubicles and outlets, so it's easy to get lost, but if you keep going you'll eventually end up in a main area. We weren't sure how we got to some of the places we ended up, but we enjoyed the trip. Surprisingly nice bathrooms also.

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Overland Park, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Visited here during our 12 day Croatia, Slovenia and Venice tour. Our group had a local tour guide take us through the palace, old town and all nearby places of historic interest. The preservation and history of this old palace is really quite amazing. The basement of this building is in incredibly good condition and it just goes on forever.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It is certainly understandable why the Roman Emperor Diocletian would build his retirement palace on these shores, and there is still quite a bit of this original compound remaining that particularly in the Middle Ages evolved via "adaptive reuse" into a location of Christian worship. Today Diocletian's Palace is the largest Roman Palace ruin remaining in the world, and along... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This palace and the story behind it are amazing. We had a guide and would highly recommend seeing it with a guide, unless your have studied the subject enough to really understand what you are seeing.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A smaller and more intimate experience than Dubrovnik with possibilities to be alone in tiny cobbled streets. Not overly touristic and has yet to be Disney-fied like so many other European old cities. Long might it stay that way! A few good restaurants and bars in this area. Check out the Roman foundations to be blown away by history.

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Wiener Neustadt, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Oh,wonderful history,wonderful city,people are so kind.Realy attractive. Great food. Everything is my choice!!!!!!!!

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

It'll be a quick tour but overall if you're in the area you should check it out. Will get some neat photos out of it!

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