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City Guide Split, Croatia

Visiting Split

A jewel on the Adriatic coast, Split is one of the most visited destinations in Croatia. This city is built around one of its main attractions namely Diocletian's Palace, which dates back to Ancient Rome. A living monument, the ruins of the Palace are home to narrow winding streets filled with shops, museums, churches and plenty more. A small city, Split is easy to navigate and boasts plenty of things to see and do, no matter what time of day or night.

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Split Podcasts

Split - What not to miss

Hostelworld.com’s Rebecca Keenan talks to Vedran Matosic, the Managing Director of the Tourist Board of Split about the city’s top attractions in our ‘Split - What not to miss’ podcast. Listen to find out all about Diocletian's Palace, Bačvice Beach, Marjan Hill, the multitude of annual festivals to be enjoyed in the city, and lots more.

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Split Videos

Split - A video postcard

Watch our Split video postcard to see some of the city’s top attractions, beaches and lots more.

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Split Pocket Guide

Split Pocket Guide

Download our free pocket guides for cities all over the world that are packed with money-saving tips and more.

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Croatia: Itinerary

In the ten years since the war has ended in Croatia, this Eastern European state really has become an entirely new country. In Dubrovnik, the pearl of the Dalmatian Coast, some scars are still evident. These are mainly on the pedestrianised roads in the city’s fortressed old town where mini-potholes remind you when walking around of the troubles which occurred here between 1991 and 1992, and also the new tiles which adorn many of the roofs which were destroyed during the war. But any other evidence is scarce. Instead, when travelling around this nation you are greeted by locals who go out of their way to make you feel welcome, a host of cheap yet flavoursome restaurants but best of all, some of the most amazing scenery you will see anywhere in the world.

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