City of Split
City of museums, monuments and cultural manifestations...
Split, administrative, cultural and sports center of Dalmatia, from the past time until nowadays remains inevitable destination on the crossroads of Central and Southern Europe. Originated within the walls of Diocletian's Palace, the best preserved exemplar of the Late-Antique palace in the Roman world (under UNESCO's protection since 1979), through different historical periods Split has inherited from the specific Mediterranean surroundings.
Life of the city is being transferred to its streets and kalas (narrow stone streets) over numerous manifestations, such as Split Summer Festival and Nights of Diocletian, accompanied by music shows of the world prominent musicians, and in this way there is a growing feeling of continuous events and programs which complete daylife and nightlife of the East Mediterranean capital.
Sport is a special symbol of Split. Awarded Split's sports clubs , such as Split BC (pronounced by FIBA the best basketball team of the 20th century), Hajduk Football Club (multiple champion of Ex Yugoslavia, multiple winner of the National Championship and an often participant of UEFA's competitions), water polo teams Jadran, Mornar and POŠK (winner of the Cup Winner's Cup and European Cup) and individuals like tennis player Goran Ivanišević (Wimbledon champion in 2001) and woman athlete Blanka Vlašić, put this city on the throne of Croatian sport.