Split: roam in one of the oldest town in the world
Split is Croatia (Dalmatia) cultural, political és economical centre and the oldest town too. Tourists call „the world nicest city”. The city lays in a peninsula in middle Dalmatia the Jadro nd Zrnovica rivers’s firth boarded by the Kastela bay and the Split Channel.
The many sights and historical memorials tell about Split’s stormy past, ideal climate, development, extra-ordinary lifestyle and the rich touristical supply bewitch the visitors from all around the world. Beside of the superabundant and kept to this day cultural and historical sights there are numerous beautiful beaches too. The most known beach in Split is in the heart of the city the sandy Bacvice beach and the pebble rocky Bene beach. The free climbing lovers can decide to conquer the Marjan’s steep, rocky south slopes or the Mosor mountain, the surfers can surfing on the Unjan beach’s waves. Try the regular amatour sport the picigin at Bacvice beach, ont he Bene and Firule beach you can show your ability to play tennis.
What is worth to see?
Split’s most known symbol is the Diocletian Palace which is one of the most beautiful and the best kept roman times memorial in the world and it is also on the list of the UNESCO World Heritage.
We can gain experiences for ever if we see the Vestibul and the Jupiter Church or walking on the nicest squares as the Pjace, the Prokurativ or the Vocni trg. It can be boring in Split. The world’s biggest electronican music festival is kept here the Ultra Music Festival which the most known DJs plays techno music to entertain the audience.
The Saint Dujmo the patron saint’s feast (Sudamija) of the city is celebrated in May. In this occasion those who comes to Split are entertained by different events, exhibitions, traditional raffle, concert and firework. It is worth to be a part of the new movies’s festival (Split Film Festival). The Diocletian Days are kept in the summer months. Authentic roman script of the Gladiator fight and dressed like romans and senators shows how it is looked like in Split in the age of Diocletian.
What should we eat definitely?
Since Split lays in a transportation hub in Croatia so lots of people visit the city this is why we can find many restaurant such as in the old town, in the port and ont he beach too.
In the old town we can find mostly cafes and beacuse of the lack of space fast restaurants, konobas in the alleys’s garden. On the promenade and in the suburbarian parts of the old town lots of restaurant can be found. Because of the closeness of the sea the traditional, local meals are made of seafoods.
Sea turtle, brem, squid, Sardinia can be found in all of the restaurants with the wide variety of the making. There are meaty, grilled meals too so those who like the hungarian tastes can feel themselves good.
We can mostly taste red wines in Split but on the Hvar island is famous about its white wines.