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Split, Croatia

This Mediterranean city on the eastern shores of the Adriatic has a long and eventful history dating back to the awesome Diocletian's Palace (circa 295 A.D.) in the centre of the city. Split offers cruise guests a wealth of exciting places to visit, from the majestic cathedral and marble streets in the centre of town to the harbour area with its café-lined promenades and views of coastal mountains.


  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Split
    Ship will DOCK or ANCHOR OFF SHORE at this port
  • Time Zone
    CET (Central Europe Time)
    UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Croation. Say "hello" in Croatian? "bok"
  • Currency & Shopping
    Croatian Kuna (HRK)
    Native crafts, embroidery, olive oil, clothing and jewellery.
    • Famous For
      Around 300 A.D., Roman Emperor Diocletian built his retirement palace in one of the loveliest spots on the Adriatic Sea, and the city of Split grew around it.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Klis Fortress, a stronghold dating back the 2nd-century BC, has been used a setting for the HBO series Game of Thrones.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Croatian cuisine is distinctly regional, and the Dalmatian Coast is renowned for its outstanding seafood, smoked ham and cheeses.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      The Cathedral of St. Dominus was built on top of the Diocletian's mausoleum. Ironically, the Roman emperor mercilessly persecuted Christians.


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