Diocletian’s Palace was built for the Roman Emperor Diocletian as a place for him to retire. It as constructed at the end of the fourth century. Today, it is basically the city of present-day Split, Croatia.
The Palace was a massive fortress that served as the royal headquarters and housed the military garrison at that time. It had numerous towers and four entrance gates. The structure also housed religious buildings, a monumental court and a temple. It is one of the best-preserved architectural features on the Adriatic coast.
Today, there are many businesses, homes and restaurants within the walls of the Palace.Places nearby:
Things to do in Lozica, Croatia 39 km / 24 mi
Krka National Park: A Magical Place Of Deep Gorges And Stunning Waterfalls 58 km / 36 mi
The Old Bridge: A Historic Bridge Resurrected In Mostar 112 km / 70 mi
The Sea Organ: Unique Sound Each Time 119 km / 73 mi
The Old City Walls: Dubrovnik's Ancient Fortress 164 km / 102 mi