The capital of Dalmatia and also apple of the eye of the Roman emperor Diocletian - Split, is located off the coast of the Adriatic Sea. The city is the second-largest urban center in Croatia, and an important transportation hub Dalmatian islands. Here we find not only an exceptional and unique monuments, but also numerous cultural events and tourist attractions that make Split is the ideal holiday destination all year round! The city is also a tourist and economic center of the region. The capital of Dalmatia is eternally young, and its inhabitants live their slow pace, ignoring the global trend to function in the run. At the heart of the city is definitely Old Town, which is also the most famous monument, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List - the Palace of Diocletian. It is ideal for long walks, and a favorite with tourists is a waterfront promenade, called Riva. M. et al. the Old Town city held events, fun, costumed parades. The most famous events include the February carnival Split, May feast in honor of the patron saint of the city - St. Dujam or Summer Festival in July, during which you can watch a variety of cultural events (such as theater outdoors, concerts, exhibitions and film screenings). By far the most famous monument of the city is Diocletian's Palace - built in the third and fourth century by the Roman emperor. The building is inextricably linked to the rise of Split. Built with expensive, but very beautiful material - white limestone and brick. Furthermore, we find it expensive marble, granite columns, and even Egyptian sculpture. This is one of the best preserved buildings from Roman times. The city's harbor is also a very important point of the city. Thanks to him, the city has a good connection to the nearest marine surroundings. From the terminal we reach m. In. to: Rijeka, Dubrovnik, Ancona, Pescara and Venice, Italy; the nearby islands - Brac, Hvar, Vis, Ciovo, Korcula, Lastovo. One of the most interesting points of interest are the ruins of the ancient city of Salona - they belong to the major tourist attractions of Split, due to the small distance. To this day some parts of the city that its history dates back to the fourth century BC, we can admire the ruins m.in .: debris remaining after the cemetery, amphitheater, forum and basilica of Five Martyrs. About 10 kilometers south of Split is a picturesque village located Klis, which is also a very important point on the tourist map of Dalmatia. Located in the town fortress was available for tourists - has 204 meters long and unique medieval character. Thus extending the views are among the most beautiful in the world.
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