Your tour will start with a story of Diocletian – he was a Roman emperor who lived between the 3rd and 4th centuries AD. Prior to his ascension to the throne, the Roman Empire was going through the Crisis of the Third Century, a period during which the empire was in turmoil, and was on the brink of collapse. When Diocletian came to power, he instituted reforms that not only stabilized the empire, but also had an impact on the shape of the Roman Empire for centuries to come. He build one of today’s most preserved palaces of that time in the nearby town Split. Aftert that with a tour guide you are continuing your tour and sightseeing the 1700 year old Diocletian’s Palace. During the walk you will listen your about the life of Diocletian, and how it looks like within the walls of the palace. Also will walk throught central hall of the ancient cellars, main communication line between the Riva and the Peristyle, where now you can buy valuable souvenirs. You will also visit Cathedral of St Duje – consecrated at the turn of the 7th century AD, is regarded as the oldest Catholic cathedral in the world that remains in use in its original structure, without near-complete renovation at a later date (though the bell tower dates from the 12th century). The structure itself, built in AD 305 as the Mausoleum of Diocletian, is the second oldest structure used by any Christian Cathedral.. Also, you are going to visit Peristyle – central square of the Palace, intended for the Emperor Diocletian celebrated as living son Jupiter, finds it plae among many templates; Roman temples (today Christian ones), Golden Gate and the big statue of Grgur Ninski. On this walking tour you will get to know Split town and its history. After this great history tour our guide can recommend you some of the local restaurant with dalmatian food.
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Price includes: 1,5 hour walking tour with an official English speaking tour guide (other languages on request)
Exclusions: Entrance fees, Gratuities (optional)
For group larger than 8 people please contact us for an offer.
If you wish to join us on a tour simply send us request and we will contact you with all additional informations.
- 1,5 hour sightseeing tour with English speaking tour guide