What to see in Split
Split is a city of Croatia and a famous resort that has a history of more than 1700 years. It is the second largest city in the country and the largest city in Dalmatia. The resort region is located in the center of the Adriatic coast between the towns of Zadar and Dubrovnik. Split itself is located on the peninsula Marjan near the coast of the sea mountains. The modern Split is a city that is actively developing.
How to get to Split
In general, tourists travel by plane. With the flights there are no problems, you can get to Split from almost anywhere in the world. The plane lands on the International Airport, only 25 km from Split. You can also get there by train through Zagreb, and from there to Split by bus.
A popular means of transportation for visitors and local people is public city buses. For a more comfortable and quick movement around the city, you can take a taxi. The city infrastructure is designed for bike trips, so you can rent a bicycle and look at the beauty of the city with a breeze. In Split, there are boat cabs and charter companies where yachts can be rented for an exciting travel.
Visiting the beaches of Split is a must for all tourists. After all, nowhere else to meet, so beautifully equipped beaches for recreation. Water of local beaches with increased salinity, which is ideal for toddlers. The most popular beach in Split is Bacvice. It hosts a large number of concerts, festivals and entertainment events. Fans of outdoor activities, here you will certainly find what to do-diving, yachting, jet skiing and more. On Bacvice there are several cafes and restaurants overlooking the sea. All other beaches, in comparison with this, attract much less attention, but they are in no way inferior in terms of infrastructure. Rather, other beaches are more suitable places for seclusion and quiet rest.
Sights of Split
Split literally strewn with places that you should see with your own eyes. View the picturesque world of the city from the 60-meter bell tower of the cathedral of St. Domnius, visit the ancient crypt or go on a sea voyage in a submarine. The main attraction of Split is the Diocletian’s Palace, built in 305. To our days, the majestic architecture is preserved, so travelleres from all around the world come to visit it.
Museums of Split store a lot of historically important archaeological and cultural values. The most interesting is the museum of Croatian archeology and the Museum of Ethnography. To rest from the history will allow park “Marjan”. It offers magnificent views of the sea.
The center of the tourist world is Peristil Square, there the youth life is bubbling, concerts, festivals are held and excursion groups start. Practically, the two thousand-year history of the city has created its own business card – the iconic architecture. Temples, cathedrals, Christian saints and altars of the 16th century in the Gothic style. Unique object – the church of St. Nicholas and St. Jerome.