Extended Diocletian Palace Walking Tour
This tour is an extension of the Classic Diocletian's Palace Walking Tour including all major attractions in the Palace and near the city walls. Diocletian's Palace is a world heritage site listed and protected by UNESCO, one of the rarest examples of that kind dating back to Roman Age. Built more than 1.700 years ago, it is still inhabited as it was for centuries which makes it unique on the Earth.
In addition to the Traditional Classic tour, the Extended one foresees the entrances to the most interesting sites inside the Diocletian's Palace:
St. Domnius Cathedral - one of the oldest cathedrals in the world, with it's magnificent interior actually a small museum.
Substructure halls of the Diocletian's Palace - the unique basement complex that witnesses today the original size of the palace together with the above chambers, where famous Roman emperor was enjoying his retirement days.
Temple of Jupiter / Baptistery of St. John - built inside the Palace as Diocletian considered the highest roman god, Jupiter, to be his divine father. Later, transformed into christian baptistery this temple became one of the best preserved remains from the Split ancient period.
The entrance to the St. Domnius Tower (60 meters high) can also be programmed during this tour, as the substitution of one of the entrances or as the additional tour opportunity. From the peak of the Bell Tower you can enjoy spectacular scenario over the Diocletian's palace, old houses, Split Port and nearby islands! The cost of the ticket is approx. 2 € / person. Please note: there are lot of stairs and dizzy heights, therefore this option is not recommended to everybody.
What to see:
Roman Emperor Diocletian's Palace, built more than 1.700 years ago; today the world heritage site protected by UNESCO
Diocletian's Palace Walls and Gates: Golden, Iron and Brass Gate - Vestibul - Perystile - St. Domnius Cathedral - Temple of Jupiter- The substructure (cellars) - Cardo and Decumanus street - Remains of the Benedictine monastery of St. Eufemia - Statue of Gregory of Nin
This is a private Split walking tour: only you and/or your group will be attending it, no other persons will be with you during this tour. Departure time and date as well as the pace of the tour can be easily adjusted according to your personal preferences. Tour time approx. 2 hours.
Prices of the entrance tickets:
Cathedral of St. Domnius and Temple of Jupiter: 3,5 € / person
Substructure halls: 5,5 € / person
St. Domnius Bell Tower (optional): 2 € / person