Walking Tour Split – Diocletian Palace
Split (Aspalathos, named after a plant) – city on a peninsula dating back to the roman times. When in the 3rd century the great Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus, who was born in Salona near Split, decided to retire, he built an unique dual-function home: a mixture of a roman palace & roman military camp from late antiquity, the present day grand Diocletian palace. He wished to spend the final years of his life enjoying in the mediterranean climate, homemade food and to indulge in the thermal springs of sulfuric spa which are still in use today. Walking Tour Split with a professional licensed city guide (English, German, Italian, French and Spanish languages guaranteed – other languages upon request), lasting circa 75 – 90 minutes. It comprises the walking tour around the Diocletian’s Palace, the best preserved palace of the late ancient Roman Empire. The center city tour gives you an opportunity to create the vision of Split throughout the centuries. We meet at our Sirena office (Dioklecijanova 1 str., as seen on the map bellow) where our guide will lead you to the Southern Gate where our Split walking tour begins, precisely in front of the city map with a short introduction to the history of the palace – city. Having entered the Palace, we will walk around the impressive Basement of the Diocletian’s palace through which we continue towards the Peristil where we encounter the entire luxury of the emperor – architect. There is his Mausoleum – the oldest Cathedral in the world, St. Domnius, the baptistery – the temple of Jupiter, Egyptian sphinges, Vestibul, than following the Cardo street we arrive to the Golden Gate and the bishop Grgur of Nin. St. Anthony the Abbot, father of Croatian literature as well as Voćni trg (the Fruit Square) are a waiting for us.
EVERY DAY AT : 9:15, 10:30, 12:15, 15:00, 17:00, 18:30 ; or upon the request for groups.
PRICE PER PERSON : 100 kn (14€) DISCOUNT : groups & students
PRICE INCLUDES : professional licensed tourist guide (English, German, Italian , Spanish, French, Russian languages guaranteed – other languages upon request), Vat 25%
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE : entrance tickets for the Cathedral of St. Domnius (St. Duje), the Temple of Jupiter, Basement of the Diocletian’s Palace, museums, galleries…
HOW TO FIND US:
Sirena Travel Agency Ltd., Dioklecijanova 1 str., 21000 Split / e-mail: email@example.com /
GSM: 00385 (0)98 251 610
Dear guests, our brochure can be found in all tourist info centers in Split: Riva – promenade, on the Peristil square inside of Diocletian palace and 10 meter north from Peristil square left, inside of Augubio courtyard.
REGULAR MEETING POINT: Sirena Travel Agency (Dioklecijanova 1 str.)
ORGANIZED BY: Sirena Travel Agency Ltd.
Please read the general terms of excursion of Sirena Travel Agency in the bottom of the page.
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