Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Split

Split is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Split one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Split is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Split or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Split. Explore the historical monuments of Split with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Split guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Split page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Split with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Diocletian's Palace

    #1 of 12 Historical Places in Split
    Diocletian's Palace

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Palace, Cafe

    Address: Diocletian’s Palace, Split, Croatia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  2. Cathedral And Bell Tower Of St. Domnius

    #2 of 12 Historical Places in Split
    Cathedral And Bell Tower Of St. Domnius

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Ulica KrajSvetog Duje 5, 21000, Split, Croatia

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Cathedral of St. Domnius is one of the most imposing structures of Split. Meant to be the Diocletian’s mausoleum, this cathedral is built upon 24 columns all of which have been preserved wel...Read more

  3. Temple Of Jupiter

    #3 of 12 Historical Places in Split
    Temple Of Jupiter

    Tags: Temple, Historical Site, Heritage Building

    Address: Ul. Kraj Svetog Ivana 2, 21000, Split, Croatia

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Built in 3rd Century, the temple of Jupiter is not just one of the oldest structures in Split but in the whole of Europe as well. It is a small rectangular temple whose vaulted ceiling features embedd...Read more

  4. Piazza - People's Square

    #4 of 12 Historical Places in Split
    Piazza - People's Square

    Tags: Cafe, Entertainment, Square, Heritage Building

    Address: Narodni (People's) Square, Split, Croatia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Piazza square is one of the most popular piazzas in the city. What makes this square quite an attraction in itself is that it is bordered by stunning buildings that lend it an old world charm. The...Read more

  5. Grgur Ninski Statue

    #5 of 12 Historical Places in Split
    Grgur Ninski Statue

    Tags: Statue

    Address: Ulica Kralja Tomislava, Split, Croatia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Grgur Ninski Statue is an important landmark and a tourist attraction in the city of Split. There is a legend associated with this statue that if you rub one of the statue’s toes, it will br...Read more

  6. Klis Fortress

    #6 of 12 Historical Places in Split
    Klis Fortress

    Tags: Historical Site, Fort

    Address: 57 Megdan, Klis, Split 21231, Croatia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Dating back to the 7th Century, the Klis Fortress is the emblem of the shifting reigns in Split.  From being the seat of many Croatian rulers, to becoming the mediator between the Balkans and the...Read more

  7. Croatian Maritime Museum

    #7 of 12 Historical Places in Split
    Croatian Maritime Museum

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Heritage Building

    Address: Glagoljaska 18, Split, Croatia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Housed inside the 17th century Gripe Fortress, the Croatian museum exhibits the artefacts and documents that pertain to the maritime history of the Adriatic coast. Some of the collections here include...Read more

  8. Fruit's Square

    #8 of 12 Historical Places in Split
    Fruit's Square

    Tags: Castle, Palace, Statue, Square

    Address: Split, Croatia

    Locally known as Trg brace Radic, this square was once a centre of business as women from the surrounding areas used to come here to sell their fruits. Although you will be hardly able to located frui...Read more

  9. City Clock

    #9 of 12 Historical Places in Split
    City Clock

    Tags: Landmark, Monument, Square, Tower

    Address: Southeastern corner of Pjaca/Narodni Trg,Split, Croatia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The City Clock of Split is an easily visible monument that has been gracing the city ever since 15th century. What makes this clock unique and an important attraction is that it runs on 24 digits rath...Read more

  10. Nakic Palace

    #10 of 12 Historical Places in Split
    Nakic Palace

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address:  Narodni Trg, Split, Croatia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Nakic Palace is a popular photography place in Split. Designed in 1902 by Spiro Nakic in art nouveau style, this palace displays beautiful architecture worth a stop. Although this attraction can&rsquo...Read more

  11. Jaksic Gallery

    #11 of 12 Historical Places in Split
    Jaksic Gallery

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Arts And Crafts, Sculpture

    Address: Bribirska 10, Split 21000, Croatia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Jaksic gallery is a family run art gallery that houses the collections of the Jaksic family, from Donji Humac, a village located on the island of Brac. The owner of this gallery is Drazen, a stonemaso...Read more

  12. Jaman Gallery

    #12 of 12 Historical Places in Split
    Jaman Gallery

    Tags: Art Gallery, Arts And Crafts, Photo Gallery, Sculpture

    Address: Ul. Pavla Šubića 3, 21000, Split, Croatia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    Jaman gallery is a small gallery in Split that holds a number of beautiful paintings. For those who are interested in the visual art and wish to purchase these paintings will find a lot of stunning pi...Read more

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