Split and Salona

Split and Salona

Diocletian's Palace, culture, football club Hajduk, Salona...

Split is one of the most beautiful cities in the Mediterranean thanks to the emperor Diocletian who was there in the fourth century and decided to build a palace for his retirement days. Near Split is Salona, the ancient metropolis of the Roman province of Dalmatia. Diocletian's Palace, the Cathedral of St. Duje, the statue of Gregory of Nin, museums, theatres, summer cultural events, football stadium Poljud and the football games Hajduk at Poljud is just some of the attractions that you must visit in Split, located 35 km from the Apartments Bosiljka. 

Diocletian's Palace

Diocletian's Palace is the best-preserved late antique palace in the world and one of the most ancient buildings. It offers many surprises that fascinate each of its visitors. It was built for Emperor Diocletian, and now it is the greatest attraction of the Split. Diocletian's Palace is the best-preserved late antique palace in the world and one of the most ancient buildings. It offers many surprises that fascinate each of its visitors. It was built for Emperor Diocletian, and now it is the greatest attraction of the Split. Inside of a Diocletian's Palace is the Cathedral of St. Duje, which was built in the 4th century as a mausoleum of the Roman emperor Diocletian. 

Culture in Split

Split boasts several museums (including the Archaeological Museum, the Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments and Museum of Split), galleries and theatres (Croatian National Theatre, City Youth Theatre, Puppet Theatre). The most important summer cultural event in the city of Split is the Split Summer Festival - a festival of drama, opera, music and dance events during July and August. 

Football club Hajduk

Hajduk and their supporters Torcida are Split bearers, the most important thing in the world for the citizens of Split. The atmosphere Torcida creates is an unforgettable experience, one can truly experience the only on-site at the Poljud.

Salona

The impressive remains of the Roman city of Salona are located 39 km from Medici, near Split. It is believed that the city was built in the 4th century BC. In the 48 years BC. it became the centre of the Roman province of Dalmatia. Left are the remains of areas for bath furnaces and locker rooms, peristyle baths, as well as early Christian buildings next to the basilica. In the southern part of the remains are a forum, temples and theatres of the first century.