The Old City Palace and the Surroundings In Split, Croatia - MyPictureDay Submission

in #travel4 years ago

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Split, the city on the Adriatic Coast. Second biggest town in Croatia.

When you think about it, it is strange that these two cities are in the same country. Very different vibe. When you are down South you really understand how the climate is different, palms all over the place, streets paved in stone, merciless gaze of the Sun. Unfamiliar sights. Yet, refreshing!

I decided to take a beer break and go see the oldest part. Remnants of the Roman palace made by the Emperor Dioklecijan in BC something. It’s old, needless to say. Tourists swarm the place and it was fun pretending that I’m an American. My ‘Zagreb’ T-shirt gave me away sometimes though.

They charge you to pass through several checkpoints to see some parts but if you are quick you can just pass through and they won’t assemble a search party.

I tried to capture photos in interesting angles. Tell me if you have any suggestions. I am a complete amateur. I really look up to @timsaid. That guy knows how to travel, and I’ve heard he is super cute if any girls are reading this.

The palace, supposedly the best preserved Roman palace ever.

The main passage inside has a wide variety of trinkets you can buy. Very popular are coral jewelry.

Impressive architecture and design in streets outside as well. I really liked the faded pattern of the cobblestone.

Greenery surprises you out of nowhere. Nice contrast!

This one is my favorite. Church spire through what seems to have been a dome once. Almost resembles a pool.

In the next chapter I'll talk about the ancient Egyptian treasure stolen and brought to Split. Also a giant overlooks the city. Who could it be? Stay tuned and thanks for visiting.

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By @tamsguitar

What is your favourite coast?


I haven't done enough travel to be a good judge of that. As for an island, Vieques has beautiful beaches, off Puerto Rico. Southern California has beautiful bluffs overlooking the ocean. Coastal New Jersey, where I live, has great beaches for swimming and sun bathing, but not very exotic.

Love the pictures of really old castles and ruins. Keep posting your travels!

Thanks! Wonderful response! Even @gentlebot thinks so ;)

I've never met @gentlebot before. Thanks @buzzbeergeek.

WOW, I'm loving all these pictures. Really awesome stuff!

So many pictures in a post really tell their own story without much effort from the reader hey! Love it. I'm also trying to incorporate this more in each post.

This is really wonderful. i liked your photos can't believe it's from mobile. And thank you for sharing my photo. resteemed.

Thanks! Means a lot! :)

This post got a 33.33 % upvote thanks to @buzzbeergeek - Hail Eris !

hey there @buzzbeergeek, your pictures are really great & taken from nice angles. I think @timsaid might like one or two of them as well ;)

The architecture and art is grandiose. The coral jewelery is very pretty.
Nice pics.

Superb photos and i like the tower picture that reminds me my Favorite game " Assassin's creed". Keep it up buddy nice work. :)

you had enjoyed a lot

Looks like a worthwhile place to visit, thanks for sharing!

Will be there in a few days for the first time! Thanks for the tour hehe

Have a great time and check out Leopold Craft Bar. Ask for local brews!

Nice dan historic place ! :)

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