8. Experience Split History Walking Tour With Local Historian
Experience Split History Walking Tour With Local Historian is personalized 2 hours city tour with maximum of 10 participants with history, culture, everyday life topics, interesting stories and legends, hidden gems and with a bit of local vibe. On this Experience Split Walking Tour, which is guided by local guide and professional historian on See, Hear & Feel way, you will discover Unesco World Heritage site &"live" historical monument Diocletian`s Palace, including other important sights in the city.
Meeting point for starting the tour is at one of the most significant and popular parts of the Diocletian`s Palace, Golden Gate (northern gate). Here you will be able to hear an introduction to the tour, general information about Split and Croatia as well as history introduction of the area. You will be able to find out about name, purpose and importance of Golden Gate before you enter the palace like Roman emperor and empress used to. Also, here, you will see and hear about the greatest statue in Split and the person who is presenting, Gregory of Nin.
Upon entering the palace, discovering of it is what follows. Places in the Palace like main palace square Peristyle, Mausoleum-Cathedral, Jupiter`s Temple, Vestibule, Triclinium, Central Substructures and other ones will stand out and "show" its peculiarity through their own stories, facts, legends and intrigues which you will be able to hear from your guide.
While walking through the "living room" of Split, Riva promenade, connection between the Roman and Medieval period of Split history will be explanied as well as you will be introduced in "pomalo" way of life so that you could participate in it while you are in Split.
That Split has, except the magical Roman history, also rich Medieval and Modern history, you will find out while you are standing on two medieval squares, Fruit Square and People`s Square. The secrets which these two squares are "hiding" in their architecture and happenings through the centuries will entice your imagination.
More from the mysterious part of the tour is reserved for hidden gems like narrowest church, narrowest street, lost spfinx head & secret garden about which you will also have a chance to hear about.
Even though the history of Split is a treasure chest, city is not just made of monuments & legends, so you will be also introduced with some everyday topics of locals so you could understand and immerse youself into everyday life, feel the city vibe and become a part of its "bloodstream".
"History to life" on this tour will be also given by 3D reconstruction images & pictures via tablet with Wi-Fi connection.
Join the tour and step into this personalized "more than a tour" experience in the See, Hear & Feel sense and take home great memories from unique Split!