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Address: Split, Croatia
Phone Number: 021345602
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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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We didn't go inside but very pretty to walk round, very busy with tourists though so be prepared for that!

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We didn't go inside but very pretty to walk round, very busy with tourists though so be prepared for that!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I live in Split, so trust my word, Diocletians palace is amazing. Just go inside and visit everything, theres a bunch of churches and sightseeing in split.

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As we walked in the footsteps of Diocletian who lived in 284-305 AD we marveled at the beauty and functionality of the architecture, its stonework and vaulted ceilings that still appeal and the history that archeologists have pieced together of this time. This walked city and ancient buildings are stage sets for the popular Game of Thrones series

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fascinating palace and historical city. Loved every minute in Split, so much to see and do. Need to come back for a second visit.

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Annecy, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Palace is a city within a city. It is huge and complex and an incredible example of Roman architecture. Just go and see it and do not miss the "basement" and be as puzzeled as everyone else as to what its purpose was. The city of Spilt is a great place to visit with so many great attractions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Built as a retirement palace (more a residence and garrison for troops) for the Roman emperor Diocletian around 300 AD, this site is architecturally massive and culturally fascinating. Split has grown into and around this fortress, including the old town and city center. How did Diocletian find this spot?!!! How did he get water to the palace ... and what... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well, obviously, this is the reason to visit Split, or else chief among them. To wander among a Roman Palace that has been continuously lived in, and which is so much more than merely a museum piece is a delightful experience. The peristyle and the temples mingle with newer, but still ancient buildings, which people still inhabit and make the... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is something really special, the palace forms the Old town and there are still many original relics to be seen among the narrow streets, a true gem. Can get very busy in the high season.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I thought it was a palace ... like a museum of sorts that you could look around. I did not realise that it is a half ruin (still hugely preserved) with a town built in it. Wow! A very nice and very interesting surprise. We also went into the substruction which is almost what I was expecting in the first... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see if you are in Croatia. The very city center of Split is build in the plan and remains of the ancient palace. Houses use the 2 thousand years old walls, you see, smell, touch and really feel the history with every step you make. Everywhere is something interesting, everywhere are restaurants and cafes. Great.

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