Split Travel Guide

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Free Things To Do in Split

If you have extra time, Marjan Forest Park is worthwhile.
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    Things to do in Split
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    Split's Old Town containsDiocletian's Palace, plus the streets that run west to Marmontova. Inside this pedestrian-friendly area, travelers will walk medieval cobblestone streets lined with modern restaurants, bars, shops and hotels. You can stop intoNadalinafor gourmet chocolates,Croatafor silk cravats and Ribarnica, the fish market, especially if you've booked accommodations with

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    Diocletian's Palace
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    When you hear Diocletian's Palace, you might picture a castle with halls to tour and works of art to enjoy, but you'd be mistaken. Back in the fourth century, this palace was created as a fortress, royal home and secured city. These days the fortified gates are open to the

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    Marjan Forest Park
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    Imagine pine forests interspersed with small stone churches, awe-inspiring lookouts and a handful of old cave dwellings, and you'll start to picture Split's Marjan Forest Park. To reach the park's highest point, travelers will need to ascend 300-some stairs, but the view from the hilltop is worth all the burn.

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