15 Sights in Split, Croatia (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Split, Croatia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 15 sights are available in Split, Croatia.

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1. Jupiterov hram

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The Temple of Jupiter (Croatian: Jupiterov hram) is a temple in Split, Croatia dedicated to the Ancient Roman god Jupiter. It is located in the western part of Diocletian's Palace near the Peristyle, the central square of the imperial complex. It was built between 295 and 305, during the construction of the Palace, and was probably turned into a Baptistery of St. John the Baptist in the 6th century, at the same time when the crypt dedicated to St. Thomas was built. Before the entrance to the Temple is one of the twelve sphinxes brought from Egypt by Emperor Diocletian. Scottish architect Robert Adam considered this temple to be one of Europe's most beautiful monuments.

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2. Park-šuma Marjan

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Marjan is a hill on the peninsula of the city of Split, the second largest city of Croatia. It is covered in a dense Mediterranean pine forest and completely surrounded by the city and the sea, making it a unique sight. Originally used as a park by the citizens as early as the 3rd century, it is a favorite weekend excursion destination and a recreational center for the city. It is also the setting for numerous beaches and jogging trails as well as tennis courts and the city Zoo, all surrounded by the scenic forest. The tip of the peninsula houses the Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries.

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3. Arheološki muzej

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The Archaeological Museum in Split, is the oldest museum in Croatia, founded in 1820 by decree of the Dalmatian government in Zadar. The first director was a doctor and archaeologist Frano Lanza. The original museum building stood along the east walls of Diocletian's Palace. The present -day building of the Museum was built in 1912 - 1914. Since 1878, the Museum has published the first archeological magazine, which, entitled Vjesnik for Archeology and History of Dalmatian, has been published to this day.

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4. Svete Trojice

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Church of Holy Trinity is a Pre-Romanesque style Roman Catholic church located in Split, Croatia. Out of all early-medieval architectural monuments in Dalmatia, which historians date beck to the period between 8th and 11th century, Church of Holy Trinity, with its original shape and rich findings, has a very important place. This small central edifice with six-leaf structure of semicircular arches strung around irregular circle has become one of the most precious heritage monuments of Split and Dalmatia.

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5. Župna crkva sv. Stjepana

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Holy Church Stephen Plovoshk, the Roman Catholic temple building erected in 1814. The year in Split's Sustephan Peninsula is at the site of a famous overthrown Benedictine Holy Monastery. Stephen under the pine tree. During construction, a spore was installed on her facade, starting with the collapsed monastery, and the interior was decorated with six ancient marble columns transferred from Diklean Palace, as well as an altar marble. Anita from the extinguished St. Benedictine monastery. Mary de Tolero.

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6. Katedrala svetog Duje

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Katedrala svetog Duje Beyond silence / Public domain

The Cathedral of Saint Domnius, known locally as the Sveti Dujam or colloquially Sveti Duje, is the Catholic cathedral in Split, Croatia. The cathedral is the seat of the Archdiocese of Split-Makarska, headed by Archbishop Marin Barišić. The Cathedral of St. Domnius is a complex of a church, formed from an Imperial Roman mausoleum, with a bell tower; strictly the church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and the bell tower to Saint Domnius. Together they form the Cathedral of St. Domnius.

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7. Dioklecijanova palača

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Dioklecijanova palača Dennis Jarvis from Halifax, Canada / CC BY-SA 2.0

Diocletian's Palace is an ancient palace built for the Roman emperor Diocletian at the turn of the fourth century AD, which today forms about half the old town of Split, Croatia. While it is referred to as a "palace" because of its intended use as the retirement residence of Diocletian, the term can be misleading as the structure is massive and more resembles a large fortress: about half of it was for Diocletian's personal use, and the rest housed the military garrison.

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8. Srebrena vrata

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Silver Gate, located at the east entrance of Dixie Palace in Split. Compared with the Golden Gate on the north wall of the palace, they are more humble decorations. Through them, they entered a divided city market (pazar) at the beginning of a holy monastery located in Dominica. Catherine of Alexandria was built in 13. Century, and rebuilt after demolition in the 17th century. A century.

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9. Zlatna vrata

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The Golden Gate, or "the Northern Gate", is one of the four principal Roman gates into the stari grad of Split that was once Diocletian's Palace. Originally the main gate from which the Emperor entered the complex, the gate is on the road to the north, towards Salona, the then capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia and Diocletian's birthplace.

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10. Podrumi Dioklecijanove palače

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The Cellars of Diocletian's Palace, sometimes referred to as the "basement halls", is a set of substructures, located at the southern end of Diocletian's Palace, that once held up the private apartments of Emperor Diocletian and represent one of the best preserved ancient complexes of their kind in the world.

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11. Brončana vrata

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The Bronze Gate, or "the Southern Gate", is the smaller of the four principal Roman gates into the stari grad of Split that was once Diocletian's Palace. It was originally a sea gate from which the Emperor entered the complex by boat. Today it is the main entry point from the Promenade to the Cathedral.

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12. crkva Gospe od Zdravlja

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Church and monastery of Our Lady of Health, a well -known Marian shrine in Split. Today's church was built more recently and dedicated in 1937, and is located on the site of an older 18th century church. It is located on the north side of Gaja Bulata Square, east of the HNK building in Split.

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13. Željezna vrata

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The Iron Gate, or "the Western Gate", is one of the four principal Roman gates into the stari grad of Split that was once Diocletian's Palace. Originally a military gate from which troops entered the complex, the gate is the only one to have remained in continuous use to the present day.

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14. Bambina glavica

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The main rock of Cambrian is located in the southern Mariana Peninsula, in front of the southern slope of Malan Bay and east of Kashgar Junai Bay and the uplift (head). The highest peak is 59 meters high. It was named after Bamba, the nickname of the divided Tomic family.

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15. Tvrđava Gripe

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The Fortress of the Gripe is a modern fortification and defensive complex built in the 17th century for the defense of Split from the Turks. Today, it houses the Croatian Maritime Museum and the State Archives.

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