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Old Split

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Address: Nelipica 1A, Split 21000, Croatia
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To experience and enjoy Split entirely, it wouldn't be absolute and perfect...

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Excellent town to visit

Visited for a day from a cruise. Wandered around on our own for a while but then took a guided tour from the main square. This was really good and explained the history and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Mark E
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for a day from a cruise. Wandered around on our own for a while but then took a guided tour from the main square. This was really good and explained the history and culture of the town. Food and drink seemed very cheap and I would recommend a visit

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Pitea, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the lokal bus from Makarska to Split an had a wonderful day walking around in the old parts of Split. A lot to see and of course a hole lot of great restaurangs with great food and wines! Dont miss Split and the old town if you ever visit Croatia.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved seeing the old historical (palace, walls around city, buildings, narrow walkways, tower and the emperor with his soldiers). There are lots of hidden shops and little cafes in the narrow walkways that will give you a much better Split experience than the commercial water front. A must see in Croatia.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is an entire area of split with a lot of ancient and medieval buildings. There are also some restaurants (a bit overpriced) and souvenir shops there. We unfortunately went during the evening, but i think that during the day would look much better. Take your time to explore it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was pleasantly surprise at the exquisite beauty of Croatia. I have travelled though several cities/towns in Croatia and Split was my favourite. The walk through the Palace and the Main Street was a fantastic look at ancient Roman life. We had a city guide and she was fantastic, bringing the city to life! I found it not as crowded... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very very beautiful city. Great architecture and lots of monuments. The city is like one big monument. Lots of churches, cafes and restaurants

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not sure what Old Split references , but if it refers to the palace and the area surrounding the palace , it is simply a fantastic glance back at Roman history .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We came from Hvar to Split - there were certainly some similarities between the two and the way it was set up but Split was by far our favorite. There was a long promenade of restaurants and shops followed by the palace with beautiful old historic sites!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blink and you will miss it. It is a very small area and you will need to find other things to keep you occupied in Split. There are some nice small alleyways within the walls and the underground marketplace is worth a quick check. The palace is a tad underwhelming, although climbing the bell tower was interesting. However it can... More 

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Novo Hamburgo, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the old town, such a great history, arquitecture quite well conserved, so nice walking around, the atmosphere is good, as it is its people and food.

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