Split is not only known for its stunningly beautiful Adriatic coast, but also for its thousand years of intricate history featuring both a Roman and Jewish past. On our Jewish walk of Split tour, you get to experience the beauty of Split exactly through its historical and cultural heritage! Visit its fortress, the grand Diocletian palace, and many other Jewish-related sites along the interesting commentary of our expert licensed guide!
The meeting point of the tour will be at the port, where you will meet with your professional driver and expert guide. This 2-hours journey into Split’s past will include a walk around Split’s old town – exploring a vast range of historically relevant sites including the all-time favorite Diocletian palace!
On this private tour, get to tailor the itinerary to your own likes and interests, in the company of a professional guide guaranteed to make this experience the best it could ever be!
Discover a true milestone for Split’s cultural and historical patrimony, the 1700 years-old Roman Diocletian palace! In the very heart of Split, stumble upon a former military fortress, imperial residence and fortified town… guaranteed to give you the shivers! Explore the palaces’ intricate long- lived history as you stroll around its well-preserved walls, ancient cellars and even get to admire its amazing Peristyle! Enjoy an introductory commentary on the both Split’s Jewish past and the story behind the legacy of this imposing monument!
Continue your exploration of Split’s Jewish past by admiring many other important sites for the town! The itinerary will include a visit to the: Jewish Synagogue, the Jewish Passage, several Roman temples and the grand Golden Gate. Find out about the famous Croatian bishop, Gregory of Nin, and his struggle against the Pope for the establishment of Christianity during the Croatian kingdom! As struggle that highly paid off, bringing Christianity to sky-rocketing levels during the Croatian kingdom and, even, resulting in the construction of a giant statue in the honor of Gregory of Nin. Visit the great statue and, as tradition dictates, don’t forget to rub your hands on it as a good luck charm! Enjoy a walk through Split’s old town as you are exposed to tons of interesting facts about the Jewish community in Split! Learn everything about the establishment of this long-lived community that’s increasingly growing till the present days! From the struggle to gain social appreciation, to the climb towards acquiring a say in city affairs till becoming the loved community it is regarded as today! Located on top of the stunningly beautiful Marjan Hill, you can find the Jewish cemetery, which may be optionally visited upon request. An former ancient burial place filled with years of cultural and historical heritage for the Jewish community, that nowadays takes the form of a public preserved park. Enjoy a walk around its splendid gardens as you wonder at breathtaking scenic views of the whole town and surrounding islands!
History, culture and beauty in one! The city of Split has for sure a lot to offer therefore it is worth visiting in the best hands possible. Come with us on out Jewish walk of Split for a truly unforgettable journey into the heart and soul Split’s intricate past! Explore the city’s top wonders and enjoy and introductory commentary on the story behind Split’s vast cultural and historical heritage – appreciated worldwide!