Local Area

perfectly located to explore Croatian coast

Only a 30 minute drive from Split International Airport and 30 minute walk away from the City Centre (bus stop is in front of hotel), AMPHORA hotel is the ideal destination to inspire both the leisure and business traveler, families, couples or a solo vacation.

We gathered for you the best city attractions in Split such as the Diocletian’s palace with its cathedral and bell tower of St. Domnius, Peristil square, Procurativa, Split’s waterfront and many others. We invite you to walk around the city and make the most of your time here. Check out our recommended places of interest.

Local Attractions

DIOCLETIAN PALACE AND PERISTIL

Overlooking the Split harbor, the 1700 years old palace is one of the most important architectural heritage of the Roman Empire, where you will spend the most of your time in Split.

CATHEDRAL OF ST. DUJE (SAINT DOMNIUS)

The symbol of Split town. Sv. Dujam was the first bishop of Salona, and in his honor was erected magnificent cathedral with a bell tower 57 meters high, built in the 13th century. It’s one of Split attractions commonly present on local postcards.

PERISTIL SQUARE

In front of the cathedral is the Peristyle square, the most popular among Split attractions, surrounded by columns that is the center of cultural life in Split, where the extraordinary acoustics maintained traditional cultural and musical events of Split Summer Festival.

STATUE OF GRGUR NINSKI

Do not miss to visit the monument to Gregory of Nin (Grgur Ninski in Croatian), created by the most famous Croatian sculptor Ivan Mestrovic. The statue is an imposing 6 feet tall. It is believed that touching his thumb brings happiness and the realization of desires.

RIVA – SPLIT WATERFRONT

Riva, the Split waterfront is a iconic place and a favorite meeting point. The best place to see the best of Split and to be seen. Everything is going on here from summer or New Eve celebrations, sport events, protests, strikes.

PIAZZA – PEOPLE’S SQUARE

This centrally located square is one of the most popular piazzas in the city and one of the main Split attractions.

MESTROVIC GALLERY

Ivan Mestrovic, the Croatian Michelangelo is the greatest Croatian sculptor, whose works are visible in every corner of the city. (Grgur Ninski, Marko Marulic) and many others. Find more about this sculptor, painter and writer.

Vestibule

At the southern end of the peristil, above the basement stairs, is the vestibule, a grand and cavernous domed room, open to the sky, which was once the formal entrance to the imperial apartments. If you're lucky, you might come across a klapa group here, taking advantage of the acoustics for an a cappella performance.

Area Sightseeing

Krka

Krka

Coastal Experience

Phone: +385 95 859 2600

Rafting at Cetina River

Split – Omiš – Mosor

Coastal Experience

Phone: +385 91 605 6235

More Activities

Bowling (9 Kilometre)

Horseback riding (24 Kilometre)

Solarium (9 Kilometre)

Nature preserve, trail (8 Kilometre)

Fly-fishing (8 Kilometre)

Mountain biking, trail (24 Kilometre)

Squash (16 Kilometre)

Rock climbing (16 Kilometre)

Hiking (19 Kilometre)

Miniature golf (5 Kilometre)

Tennis

Bike Rentals (1 Kilometre)

Family and Children's Activities

11 KILOMETRE

Room Escape Split by Fox in a box

Room Escape is the ultimate adrenalin game! It is a completely new and exciting way of creative entertaiment! Being physically thrust into the story is what is proven to be the unique element of the game.

Phone: +385 99 207 2013
Ulica Antuna Gustava Matoša 48‏ , Split

5 KILOMETRE

Antonicin Mlin

Wonderful family excursion site located in the pristine environment. Has a restaurant, a small river and plenty of open space for children to play around.

Phone: +385 97 613 9781
Ul. kralja Petra Krešimira IV 20, 21251, Žrnovnica

5 KILOMETRE

Cineplexx Hrvatska

Come enjoy the latest feature films!

Phone: +385 21 651 111

 

City Center one Split

Vukovarska 207, 21000 Split