Experience Split With Local Professional Historian - Small Group

2 hours
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Experience Split Walking Tour is personalized small group tour with maximum of 12 participants guided by local professional historian in the See, Hear & Feel sense: See the sights, Hear the story & Feel the vibe.

With Master`s degree in history and working as a history teacher I was developing my professional and educational skills what helps me to guide my tours on See, Hear & Feel sense. On my tours participants are encouraged for active participation regardless they have questions or they just want to make an opinion.
On this tour I will guide you through the history of Split where I live all of my life and I will introduce you to all the relevant sights as well as with the interesting hidden gems of the city. Beside history and cultural themes as a main part of the tour, important part is also getting know about local mentality and everyday life with its own special characteristics.

Pictures & 3D images via display book will help you to perceive the history behind story.


  • Local Guide With Master`s Degree in History
  • 3D Reconstruction Images & Pictures Via Display Book

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The Golden Gate, Ul. Kralja Tomislava, Split 21000 Croatia

We will meet at Golden Gate (not really made of gold but of stone), northern gate of the Diocletian`s Palace and one of the most known places in Split. Golden Gate are situated opposite to one more very known monument, Gregory of Nin.
Here you will be introduced to the history of Split and importance of Golden Gate.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Grgur Ninski Statue, Ulica Kralja Tomislava 12, Split 21000 Croatia

You will hear interesting story and facts about historical person Gregory of Nin, about highest monument in Split dedicated to him and about sculptor of the monument.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palazzo di Diocleziano, Dioklecijanova Ul. 1, Split 21000 Croatia

Diocletian`s Palace is the main city monument located in the center of the old city and whole city itself. Built by one of the most successful emperors od Roman Empire, it is one of the best preserved monument of its kind. Here you will be able to hear the story and facts about Roman emperor Diocletian as well as see and hear about the most important parts and hidden gems of his Palace. Also you will found out about transition of the Palace to the medieval city with its own specifics.

Duration: 55 minutes

Stop At: The Peristyle of Diocletian's Palace, Dioklecijanova Ulica, Split 21000 Croatia

While you are standing in the center of the Diocletian`s Palace, the Peristyle, you will be able to hear about its function and importance. As a central spot of the Palace, Peristyle was a place of connecting but also dividing people from the Emperor. From it, it is possible to have a great look around and understand, while you are listening, how the life in Palace was functioning. Also you will be able to hear about transitions of the buildings and life as result of expansion of christianity.
From Peristyle we will enter into the central part of the cellars of the Diocletian`s Palace where I am going to tell you about its usage during history as well as about its importance in history of Split but nowadays also.
Also, from this place we will check up Triclinium, where you will be able to hear about eating habits of the Emperors and Romans in general as well as about the organization of Emperor`s dining room.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Jupiter, Kraj Sveti Ivana, Split 21000 Croatia

The importance of the religion in Roman Empire was very high and the temples to honour gods were indispensable part of Roman residences. You will be able to hear about it and about this particular Jupiter`s Temple while viewing it from outside.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral of Saint Domnius, Kraj Sv.Duje 5, Split 21000 Croatia

On this outside visit of the Cathedral of St. Domnius, while you standing in front of it, I will be showing you the signifant parts of it and explaining you facts and story behind it. Also I will warn you on significant and interesting things of Cathedral interior, in case that you decide to visit it by yourself after the tour.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Vestibulum of Diocletian's Palace, Ulica Iza Vestibula 1, Split 21000 Croatia

Vestibulum or preentrance of the Diocletian`s private chambers in the Palace was decorated in accordance of its importnace. You will found out what it looked like and what was its function.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Riva Harbor, Riva Promenade, Split 21000 Croatia

Riva is the main city promenade. Here I am going to explain you how Riva was built during the centuries and to tell you about its importance for locals as it became central place in the city.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), Trg Brace Radic, Split 21000 Croatia

Here you will find out why this small and charming square is called Fruit Square. You will hear about significant monument which stands in the middle of it as well as about other surrounding important sights of the square.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pjaca, Narodni trg, Split 21000 Croatia

People`s Square or so called Pjaca (Piazza) is, from medieval times till nowadays, center of all city happenings, what the squares ussually are. But, all the squares have its own interesting story and while you are standing on it I will discover you story about this beatiful "with soul" square and its surrounding buildings like old City Hall.
Before we finish our tour on Pjaca I will suggest you some other places to visit in Split which were not a part of the Experience Split Walking tour

Duration: 10 minutes

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Business is approved by the World Travel & Tourism Council as a safe traveling option which is also confirmed with National Safety Badge - Safe Stay in Croatia for following all the necessary safety measures.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
July 2023

Boris was absolutely amazing!! A wealth of knowledge and a wonderful sense of humor. He gave great suggestions for locations to visit and restaurants!! As a fellow teacher I appreciated his knowledge. Kit

June 2023

Lovely tour through the old city centre. Boris knows tonns of details about the history of the city and tells about it in a very nice entertaining way! Would definately reccomend booking his tours.

June 2023

Boris was a GREAT guide. Deep knowledge of Split and Croatia. Personable, funny and speaks perfect English. I would do this tour as soon as possible after arriving as you willl have an excellent understanding of Split to build on

June 2022

We made a great choice when we booked this tour! Boris is great person, very friendly and easy going but also he is historian and fantastic guide. He didn`t gave us just a great introduction to the city but broader explanations about history and everyday life. If you are interested in history and...

June 2022

We had an amazing time on this tour with Boris who is a fantastic local guide who also teaches history in the school. He is very knowledgeable and he connected the facts about history of Split with interesting stories and legends through past and present. Not just about different local themes and...

July 2022

Boris was our guide on this tour and he was fantastic! He showed us all the highlights but also hidden gems of the city which we woudn`t be able to find by ourselves. He answered all our questions and gave us some great recommendations what to do and where to go while we are in the city. We reall...

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