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  • March 21, 2024

Just a scenic 20-minute drive from Štacija lies the vibrant city of Split, renowned for its rich history and dynamic urban life. As the second largest city in Croatia, Split beckons visitors with its UNESCO-listed historical core, centered around the iconic Diocletian's Palace and the world's oldest cathedral.

A Glimpse into the Past

Step into the ancient world as you explore Diocletian's Palace, a marvel from the 3rd century and the former summer residence of the Roman Emperor himself. Wander through its labyrinthine streets and marvel at architectural wonders like the cathedral with the towering bell tower of St. Domnius (in Cro St. Duje). Take the chance to climb the tower for panoramic views of the city. Nearby, discover the majestic Peristyle square, the Temple of Jupiter, and an ancient Egyptian sphinx, a testament to Split's rich tapestry of history.

Journey into the Depths

Descend into the underground realm of Diocletian's Cellars, the only surviving example of underground Roman palace architecture. These ancient dungeons, once inhabited by the emperor himself, are open for exploration, offering a glimpse into the city's storied past. Best of all, admission to the Diocletian Palace is free for all.

Icons of Split

As you venture through the city, pay homage to the iconic landmarks that define Split's identity. Admire the grandeur of the Golden Gate, home to the striking monument of Bishop Gregory of Nin (in Cro Grgur Ninski), a beloved symbol of Split's heritage. Keep an eye out for the faded paint on his toe – a quirky tradition that's become a local charm.

Nature's Retreat

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and find solace in the tranquil beauty of Marjan Hill. A beloved retreat for locals, this verdant oasis offers panoramic views of Split and the Adriatic Sea. Take a stroll from the bustling Riva to Marjan via the picturesque "Marjanske skale". Don't miss the chance to visit the renowned sculptor Ivan Meštrović gallery on its slopes.

Culinary Delights and More

Indulge your senses with Split's diverse gastronomic scene, boasting various restaurants serving delectable local cuisine. After dark, experience the city's vibrant nightlife, where lively bars and clubs come alive with music and laughter. And for those searching for retail therapy, Split offers many shopping opportunities, from bustling markets to chic boutiques.

Plan Your Adventure

Whether you're drawn to its ancient landmarks, scenic beauty, or bustling urban life, Split invites you to embark on a journey of discovery. This enchanting city will captivate your heart with its rich history and modern charm. Book your stay at Štacija and uncover the wonders of Split and beyond.