For a full 17 centuries continues the saga of Split, since the Roman emperor Diocletian decided to build his palace exactly on the peninsula near the big Roman city Salona, in order to spend his last years in peace. In these 1700 years, the palace has been slowly becoming a city, which today atracts visitors by its reach tradition, glorious history, and the beauty of cultural heritage and nature.
Diocletian palace and the whole old historical city center are part of the UNESCO preserved cultural heritage since 1979 not only because the palace is greatly preserved, but because there is a life going on in the palace in its fullest.
In this structure there are visible hiistorical signs of the old Rome, through middle ages till now.
Walking through the old cityy it is possible to travel trough time, there are views of extraordinary examples of ancient arhitecture like Peristil, mediaval Romanic churches, gotical palaces, renesane portals of noblemens houses, baroque fasades, all the way to modern arhitecture