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Seven cheap things to do in Split

The largest Croatian coastal city of Split is the center of the fun, sun, culture, medieval history, Roman ruins and national parks that are located nearby. It's also a great place if you have limited funds, because there are many sites that charge entrance just a few dollars. So, without further retention, Split-Rentals.co.uk presents ten of cheap things to do in Split.

1. Take a photo of Diocletian's Palace

Seven cheap things to do in Split

The Roman emperor Diocletian ordered the construction of the palace in the year of 295, and was used as a summer residence in the days after his reign. Today is a protected cultural heritage by UNESCO, and is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Split. This spacious and fantastic palace is located in the center of the city. Of course it is a beautiful palace and during the day, but you definitely should visit it during the evening, in a truly romantic atmosphere.

2. Walk along the waterfront

Recently renovated promenade is a great place where you can drink coffee and watch the locals and tourists to carry out their tasks with a beautiful view of the sea in the background. The promenade for pedestrians is full of bars, cafes and restaurants. Be sure to visit during the evening, because hen you can see the most beautiful sunset with a glass of good wine.

3. Rest on numerous beaches

Split is well known for its amazing beaches, from vibrant and youthful Bacvice, full of restaurants and bars, to the quiet and beautiful beaches Kasjuni at the foot of Marjan. You'll easily find a favorite place where you can catch a bit of sun rays (entrance to the beach is free). If you want an active holiday on the beach, check out the beach Bene. Nearby tennis courts, riding trails and playgrounds will entertain everyone, and also in the vicinity is a cafe and picnic area where you can recharge your batteries.

4. Nightlife

Some tourists come to Split exclusively for night life. Yes, it's that good. The atmosphere in the city simply exudes fun, no matter if you are in Bacvice or near the old town. The waterfront is a great place where you can start your evening. Start your evening in "Riva", which has chairs and tables on the promenade, or better yet, go to the balcony on the first floor. After a few drinks to warm up, head down to the bars Pulse, Fluid and Ghetto. These are popular bars with loud music and great atmosphere. Around one in the morning, it's time to visit the clubs. A popular choice is the club Hemingway Split, which has the longest bar in town, and was recently renovated. Or try the Vanilla Club, which has a huge terrace and great cocktails served throughout the night. Entrance to both clubs is free but you have to be properly dressed !

5. Enjoy art and history

The city has numerous art galleries that are definitely worth a visit - go to the tourist office and buy Splitcard, which will allow for five euros free entry to most of the galleries.Mestrovic Gallery (entrance is 30 Kn / 4 euros), is a place with more than 200 exhibits of Ivan Mestrovic, famous Croatian sculptor of the 20th century. Gallery used to be his house and the beautiful gardens are an added bonus. Admission to the gallery will allow entrance in the chapel of the Holy Cross, which is located in the complex Kastelet from the 17th century, in which you can see the famous Mestrovic wooden relief. Gallery of Fine Arts (entrance is 20 Kn / 3 euros) is a permanent collection of modern art. It is located just outside the Diocletian's Palace and includes icons, paintings, portraits and sculptures of famous Croatian artists, as well as some well-known European authors.

6. Enjoy extreme sports

Rafting on the river Cetina is a bit more expensive, but still affordable compared to a memory that you will take with you. Stone Canyon is a perfect place to enjoy the sea in more extreme manner and under the guidance of experts. Three-hour trip includes a meal in Radman mills - the woods near the river. About 70 kilometers from the city, there are stone slope mountain slope near Makarska, which have a great bike paths. The best view that you can have on the Croatian islands and the sea will simply open in front of you during a clear day. You can even see Italy on a bright day.

7. Enjoy seafood

Thanks to the close proximity to the sea, you will not find fresher fish than is served here. Tavern in the part of town known as "Veli Varos", which is known as the old fishing quarter, buy its fresh fish from neighboring markets, and the menu varies depending on the previous catch. It is a popular place for those who have limited resources - wage boiled or baked fish cost about nine euros and for that price you'll get a fresh fish and a glass of wine. Pizza with seafood still is very popular and can be ordered in pizzeria Gaul, which is a popular place for young citizens of Split

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