Diocletian's PalaceCurrently Open [Closes at 11:00 pm]
- Address: Diocletian’s Palace, Split, Croatia
- Timings: 09:00 am - 11:00 pm Details
- Phone: +385-21348600
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
- Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Palace, Cafe, Restaurant, Family And Kids
Diocletian's Palace - Review
Built between the late 3rd and the early 4th centuries A.D, the Diocletian Palace was built during the Roman era as the retirement house for the Roman emperor Diocletian. Although in ruins today, this complex does make up for the most part of the old town of Split that includes twelfth- and 13th-century Romanesque churches, medieval fortifications, 15th-century Gothic palaces and other palaces in Renaissance and Baroque style. You can enter this complex for free and walk through its antiquity. However, for certain in-house attractions such as the basement, you will have to pay a price to visit. What makes this ruined but imposing structure even more beautiful is that it overlooks the harbour.
Diocletian's Palace Information
- The ancient fortress has become the old town of Split, with numerous shops, cafes, restaurants and also apartments, located in the old buildings on narrow streets of the palace/fortress.
Diocletian's Palace Ticket Prices
- Walking tours available. Please contact local tour guides for ticket prices.
Diocletian's Palace Hours
- Timings may vary. Hence, check with the locals for exact timings.
How To reach Diocletian's Palace by Public Transport
- By Train: Nearest Train station: Zeljeznickikolodvor Split train station
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Things to Know Before Visiting Diocletian's Palace
95% of people who visit Split include Diocletian's Palace in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
50.9% of people start their Diocletian's Palace visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Diocletian's Palace
57.58% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Diocletian's Palace
Diocletian's Palace Trips
Diocletian's Palace, Split Reviews
A truly living monuments. Over the past two Millennium the palace had been built over and roads had been narrowed to make room for more living space. Now although the wall and many buildings are part of the Unesco world heritage site, there are many privately held apartments and businesses. As such the inside of the palace is constantly changing and is bustling with activities. Walking on the narrow streets or eating in one of the many restaurants along the way is a wonderful experience.
Not to miss, this stunning, UNESCO protected part of the old town holds a very vibrant and lovely vibe any time of the day. The life is boiling in this 4C built castle that hosts hundreds of shops, cafes, restaurants and tenants that live in the apartments. Come in and enjoy getting lost in the tiny windy cobblestone streets without actually getting lost; enjoy a glass of wine or beer, traditional Croatian stew or modern European cuisine in one of the fancy restaurants. Get an ice cream and stop at the square to sink in the vibe of past centuries by listening to live music performers surrounded by friendly, slightly tipsy crowd.
Old Roman palace constructed in Ancient times. It's old and beautiful area to see, but there's not much to do. There are some market stalls, shops, restaurant etc.. once in a lifetime experience. Recommended if you're interested in history and visiting split. Pretty much one of the best attractions in Split.
A great place to spend a week! You can wander around this place for days and find something new every time. This Roman emperor's palace has morphed into a village, with squares, hotels, restaurants, and bars in every corner. If this review was helpful, please click Like!
It’s beautiful. Don’t miss the small gimmick done by the locals as the clock strikes 12. Not sure if it happens every hour but it’s fun to watch. The basilica is right next to the palace. There are enough small bars and restaurants around. You will never be left hungry or thirsty for too long. While walking around the square, it is advisable to wear comfortable footwear.