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Riva Harbor

Split, Croatia
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Ranked #12 of 57 Attractions in Split
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Marinas
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

A broad promanade, shops and restaurants on one side ,water and boats on the other. great sunsets at one end, market at the other and the back ground , super ancient Old Town Split.

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UK
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Relaxed place to walk and ebjoy the views of the islands seaward, or of the Marjan peninsular to the west or the cityscape of old Split. A wealth of cafes, stalls, bars and restaurants in which to relax and engage with the locals.

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

very peaceful walk along the harbor. a good number of restaurants along the way along with some gelato/ice cream stands. Good glimses of amazing boats/yachts that you can only dream of owning. Not much shade and if you are walking during the day it can get blazing hot. Also very beautiful at night with the all the lights...

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We are far from resort, beach combing, sea side kind of people but found this Riva to be extremely welcoming, relaxing, airy and beautiful. Perhaps because there were no roller blades, skate boards, joggers, magician or mimes, annoying poor musicians, throngs of souvenir shops... Yes there were some souvenir shops but the Riva is so wide and long enough that... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The harbour is average - it smells like sulphur (due to the thermal springs they still have) which emits the same odor as rotten eggs and the area is completely "restaurantized"! Their patios extend intrusively into all corners of public space and you can't really enjoy a stroll along the waterfront without being harassed by overzealous waiters trying to get... More

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Flowers and Palm Trees line this extensive seaside promenade in Split. Restaurants (over-priced) and shops line the landward side.

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Never seen anything like some of the huge yachts tied up at the new section of the Riva .. some nice waterside bars there too. Don't miss the plaques for Croatia's Olympians embedded in the walkway. The older Riva has huge palm trees, many food and drink spots, great people watching. The place to be every evening.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Not as charming as Old Split, but still a very pleasant walk up the Riva, which is built in a nice modern fashion (which feels a bit at odds with the rest of Split, unlike the waterfront outside the Diocletian's Palace, which although on the newer side itself fits in perfectly). Makes a nice change, and tends to be quiet... More

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yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

nice just to walk along to be seen and people watch the cafes are a bit pricey also took a while to get a drink not because they were rush of there feet a waiter playing on this phone but nice to walk live music on the front at night we also had a firework display one night nice to... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

after touring Diocletian's palace and wandering through some of the streets surrounding the palace, I took a stroll down the promenade, sat here and just watched people pass.

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