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Split Old Town Walking Tour

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    What to Expect
    Your journey through ancient history starts with the story of Roman emperor Diocletian who was born in nearby important Illyrian center and the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia –  Salona. He build one of today’s most preserved palaces of that time in the nearby town  Split. With professional tour guide we are continuing our journey and sightseeing the 1700 year old  Diocletian`s palace, imagining how the life of Diocletian was like, within the walls of the palace. During the tour we walk throught central hall of the ancient cellars, main communication line between the Riva and the Peristyle, which is now full of life and an ideal place to buy valuable souvenirs. We also stop by to see the  Cathedral of St Duje, one of the most beautiful cultural wonders on the Adriatic coast,  Peristyle – impressive square in the center of the palace,  Roman temples (today Christian ones), the famous  Golden Gate and the big statue of  Grgur Ninski. On this walking tour you will get to know Split town and its history in an interesting way. After this great history and culture lesson, you will have the opportunity to enjoy lunch in one of Split’s well known resturants and go on a shopping spree. Our guide will be glad to give you suggestions regarding restaurants and shops to make this tour a memorable one!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Portal Day Tours office in Split
    Departure Time

    May 1st - Sep 30th
    6.00 pm (May - August) / 5.00 pm (September)

    1h 30m
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    We had the wonderful Gabrijela as a guide. No one else had booked on the tour, so it ended up being just the 3 of us, which was a pleasant surprise. Gabrijela was a local, with great English and wonderful knowledge. We learned so much from her about history, local culture, food
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    A wonderful hour and a half walking tour of the Old Town with our delightful guide Petra! Early evening is a great time to walk through the beautiful and historic winding streets of Split. There were just three of us on our tour, and the experience was very informative,
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    If you happen to be interested in a walking tour of Split that has a strong focus on history, then book with Portal Day Tours and request Petra as your guide! She has a real passion for history and presents the information in an interesting and engaging way, infusing her own
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    An excellent retired school teacher who clearly loves his work.He's got an amazing place to work with.
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    Our walking tour was really a fantastic experience! We were paired with Petra, who was wonderfully knowledgeable and clearly has a passion for educating others about the history and culture of Split. We have done many walking tours during our travels, and Petra was the best
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    About the operator
    By: Portal Day Tours
    Best tour guide ever
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    Key Details
    • Portal Day Tours
    • Duration: 1h 30m
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    • Languages Offered: English
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