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Diocletian's Palace

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Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius

Both Diocletian's Palace and Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius are rated very highly by experts. On balance, Diocletian's Palace is preferred by most reviewers compared to Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius. Diocletian's Palace is ranked #1 in Split with endorsements from 8 reviews like Afar Magazine, Afar Magazine and Lonely Planet.

Both Diocletian's Palace and Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius are rated very highly by experts. On balance, Diocletian's Palace is preferred by most reviewers compared to Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius. Diocletian's Palace is ranked #1 in Split with endorsements from 8 reviews like Afar Magazine, Afar Magazine and Lonely Planet.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Split
location

Split, Croatia

endorsements
  • 7 endorsements
  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Emperor Diocletian (a.d. 245–316) commissioned construction of his palace in a.d. 293 as an imperial retirement home. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    One of the most imposing Roman ruins in existence and where you’ll spend most of your time while in Split. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    The Bronze Gate of Diocletian's Palace once opened straight from the water into the palace basements, enabling goods to be unloaded and stored here Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    Thought to have been built around the year 298, Diocletian's palace, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, occupies a huge quadrilateral area which is 180m wide and 215m long Full Review →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    One of the top tourist destinations in Croatia, Split has a lot to offer from ancient Roman palaces to ferries from which you can start your island explorations in earnest. Full Review →

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88
#2 in Split

Kraj Sv. Duje 5, Split, Croatia

  • 3 endorsements
  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    The main body of the cathedral was originally built in Roman times as Diocletian’s mausoleum. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Split’s octagonal cathedral is one of the best-preserved ancient Roman buildings standing today. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    St Domnius Cathedral stands on the ruins of the old octagonal Diocletian mausoleum (transformed into a church in the 7C) Full Review →

  • Read all reviews →
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