Croatia Sailing Holiday: The Top Sights And Historic Landmarks To Explore In Split-Dalmatia County
For a long time, Split has been considered as transition city because it is from this point where you can take ferries to the near Dalmatia islands of Croatia like; Solta, Brac, and Vis. It is a very nice city in which you can see the influence of the Roman era in particular. The main square filled with Roman inspired structures. And where you can drink a beer without spoiling the beauty of the ruins. As a whole the remains are well kept and the complex are still well preserved for the young generation of tourists who can appreciate this corner of Croatia in terms of art, history, and culture.
Here are the top attractions you must not miss while on a sailing holiday in Split, Croatia.
The Diocletian’s Palace is a concentration of historical sites, mixture of art, culture, and more domination. The Peristlio, the Cathedral of St. Duje, the basement of the Palace, a maze of narrow streets. It is here where you can feel the history of Ancient Rome. Facing the seafront of Split, stands this grandiose building, this was built by the Emperor Diocletian to make it his official home. A city to discover, the streets and squares of this Croatian pearl ooze of history. The central and imposing Palace of Diocletian makes it even more unique.
Trogir Historic Site
Beautiful town of great historical value but at the same time full of life .The Trogir Historic Site is kept tidy and clean with a succession of palaces and where the legacy of Venetian rule left traces of splendor. Squares, streets paved with stone, a small fortress church and bell towers blend medieval atmosphere with the tourist of today while maintaining a certain charm. In the evening, the streets and squares come alive with shows and many clubs for all tastes. In addition, The Old Town can be visited in a few hours and deserves to be better known. It is full of charming alleys where you feel like being transported through time or like being in a movie.
Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius
This cathedral is located inside the Palace of Diocletian and was initially used as the Mausoleum of the Emperor. Attached to the cathedral is an interesting museum of sacred art, a must see and with the ticket you can also climb and visit the bell tower.This historic landmark is very suggestive and perhaps the most beautiful place in the Diocletian Palace. the most important thing to check out here are its doors in walnut carved in 1214. The Split Andrija Buvina are doors made out of 14 boxes. Each swing show the scenes of the gospel from the Annunciation to the Resurrection of Christ. However, The beautiful bell tower is 57 meters high built in the thirteenth century and restored in the twentieth century, climb all the way up to the top and you will have the scenic view of the entire city of Split.
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