• Sustipan

    The southwest cape of the Split harbour is called Sustipan after a Middle Aged monastery of St. Stephen under the pine trees, which served as the resting ground to the Croatian Kings. At the beginning of the 19th century Sustipan became Split's first cemetery, outside of the city at the time, only to be demolished, regardless of the emotional connection citizen's of Split had for this location and an extraordinary artistic value of the local tombs, by the communist authorities after the opening ... More

  • Strossmayer's park

    Strossmayer's garden or Đardin as the citizens of Split only call it, has settled in-between the two bastions, the remains of the Venetian fortification, north of the Diocletian palace beside its main entrance - The Golden Gate. This area takes over the function of the main city garden in 1859, and in mid-20th century a beautiful fountain was added with the so called "Putto" (a figure resembling an angel). The present outlook is the result of the last renovations in 2002, with the ... More

  • Emanuel Vidović park

    This smaller yet beautifully decorated park is located in the part of Split called Lovret. It got its name in the honour of the renowned painter from Split, Emanuel Vidović, whose opus can be seen in the Emanuel Vidović Gallery next to the Silver Gate of the Diocletian Palace. The Park is one of the most popular places for families with children, but also for teenagers and students, an excellent place to relax and rewind. More

  • Katalinić hill

    A hill southeast of the city harbour, separating the harbour from Bačvice, was in the Middle Ages the location of the church of St Peter de Buctis, and later of the fort which defended the city from the sea attacks. It earned the name it carries today at the end of the 19th century, after the local estates belonging to the rich family from Split named Katalinić. The most memorable trademark of this park today is the Memorial Lighthouse, together with the tomb to the unknown sailor who died in ... More