Take a walk around Split and Salona with a local guide and learn more about the history of this two beutiful cities on a half day tour from Split.
The walking tour of Split offers a complete overview of Split. Every major site in the city centre is covered, including Diocletian palace, St. Duje Cathedral, Peristil, statue of Gregory of Nin, The Golden Gate, Vestibul, Riva, Statue of Marko Marulic, City Clock, Our Lady of Bell Tower, and City Hal The first inhabitant of Split was emperor Diocletian, who has in this friendly bay around 293AD built slavish villa about 30 000 square meters, where he with drew after the abdication the Roman emperor. Such past left it traces combined in the town every day life.The big city today silent beats history, lively spirit of the youth and its particular Mediterranean charm, yet by all Croatian warmth. Colonia Martia Julia Salona, is the name of the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia. It originated in marine protected bay, the mouth of the riverJadro at the foot mountain Kozjak. Before the arrival of the Romans and Italics, there lived the tribe of Delmati and Greek merchants .The size, the prosperity and splendor of the ancient city is attested by the imposing walls with tower sand gates,a forum with the temples, a theater, an amphitheater, as well as the unique structures of Episcopalian early Christian churches in the cemeteries where they are buried Salona Martyrs(Manastirine, Kapljuč, Marusinac).