The Peristyle of Diocletian's Palace, Split

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web
Considered to be the very heart of a Roman emperor's palace, The Peristyle of Diocletian's Palace represents a central, open-air square that leads to the imperial apartments and Diocletian's quarters. The peristyle features Egyptian columns made of different types of stone and ancient houses in Gothic and Renaissance style. Note the well-preserved arches and marble details throughout the square. Using our world travel planner, Split attractions like The Peristyle of Diocletian's Palace can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We took in the sights of the peristyle. Lots of tourists, even in September, but the buildings were wonderful. 
  • Great and magic place in Split. It is a must see. It is interesting during the day but also at night 
  • When i was visiting there was a small one man band concert. You cant describe that lovely night between the old city walls. 
  • Definitely worth a visit but if you go midday, prepare for it to be completely swarmed with tourists! We were there in May and even on a rainy day it was packed. We paid for entrance to the sub-floor which was cool but not worth the price, in my opinion. Much of it looked the same... Room after room with a similar look and structure. Maybe touring with a guide would have made it more interesting. It was nice to let our 2 year old run around when it was too rainy and crowded outside.
  • Cool Roman ruins that remain in great shape, with some random 4000 year old sphinx. Beware, things are more expensive around the palace. Definitely go up the tower for fantastic views of Split.
  • Amazing place. So much to see. Plan on spending a lot of time here. Take a walking tour so you can appreciate what you're seeing. Then just wander and enjoy your time there.
  • Must see in Split. Should check on day but also at night. You can see where is Game of Thrones was filmed.
  • An ancient wonder that is still full of life. These Roman ruins are still being used today and maintain the liveliness of a real city while having the historical weight of a museum. This is a place to really live history.
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