The second largest city in Croatia is city Split. It is located in central Dalmatia. With its surroundings has about 400 000 inhabitants.
Residents of Split prefer to say that their city is "the sportiest city in the world." After the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004 Split is the city with the Olympic medals in the world relative to its population.
Split is a city in which they have organized many events and international sports competitions such as the MIS 1979th, PEP 1981st and athlete EP 1990th year.
It is the second largest port in Croatia and the third is on the Mediterranean by the number of passengers. It is located on the peninsula of Marijan. Surrounded by hills in the background - from the north and northeast Mosor, Kozjak hill from the northwest, the east Perun, and the oldest town is situated at the foot of Marjan hill, located west of the old city.
The peninsula is surrouning by the islands of Brac, Hvar, Solta and Ciovo. Ferries from the port of Split are often the only link between the central Dalmatian islands with the mainland. Panoramic can be seen in detail from the first Marjan vidilica or 11 km away Klis fortress from which to see the whole city Split and the Split archipelago with islands.
The city centre is Diocletian's palace. It was built in the 4th Century. Since 1979, it fell under UNSC's protection is only in the world.
WHAT TO VISIT IN CITY SPLIT:
The cultural offer is very rich so that history and architecture of Split you can see in many places:
Temple of Jupiter
St. Vitus Cathedral. Duje
Maritime Museum Collection of the Franciscan Monastery
2007 years the city got its new boardwalk. Riva (boardwalk) is the pedestrian paradise for all the inhabitants of Split. It offers a spectacular view of the sea and ships together with the unique morning or afternoon coffee.
Walk through the city :
Promenade Marijan is the symbol of Split. It is Nature wove his northern flank mainly of limestone, while the south the stone, layers of marl and rocky shores.
From the eastern border to the west, to cape St. George, there is a length of 3.5 kilometres and a width of 1.5 km. Its three peaks, three unique Belvedere, located above the sea 125, 148 and 178 meters providing a spectacular view of the city of Split, the islands that surround the Kastela Riviera with Solin and Trogir. Marjan offers peace and tranquillity, recreation and entertainment, numerous of churches, hermit oases and natural and nature paths.
Humble Zoo makes kids South-western Cape Split harbour Sustipan named after the former convent of St.. Stephen.
Among the tall pines is a beautiful view of the sea and islands in front of Split.
The city heart is a sandy beach that can accommodate 10 thousand swimmers called Bačvice. Beach Bačvice is the natural phenomenon of Split. With the advent of spring ebb Bacvice become Split Copacabana where they started many famous footballers, where rugby was born in Split, which is now in summer and winter, regularly plays picigin. Keg today riva all ages, and the night entertainment hub of youth. Split is certainly one of the most beautiful cities with beautiful promenade from cape Marjan, the Oceanographic Institute, walk along the coast you can reach all the way to the eastern city limits of sea: Bačvice Ovčice, Firule, Zenta, Trstenik Duilovo ...
The city Split has the most beautiful street Marmont. In it, is 1922. established a library and reading room for Francophiles, today Alliance Francaise. It is one of the oldest pharmacy and the first cinema Split Karaman. It is unique in that no fish landing flies because of the smell of sulfur water nearby. There are also beautiful Art Nouveau buildings and Duplančić Toncic whiles her through the northern part of the Venetian bastion, emerges into the architecture of the theatre and the church of Our Lady of Health.
Witty contemporary fountain, called stew, do not jump! She still asks you: What is the poet trying to say?
Prokurative are synonymous portico, decorative walkways cardo and decumanus, main streets palace.
The architectural details are transferred to the Venetians in its central square in front of the Cathedral of St. Mark, and the Split-ga Mayor Antonio Bajamonti mid XIX. Centuries back to Split.
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