Split is the largest town in Dalmatia, and the second largest in Croatia. It is Croatia's second largest port and administrative center of Splitsko-Dalmatinska County. Center of the city makes the ancient Diocletian Palace (under UNESCO protection from they year 1979), which is a unique example in the world. According to population census from the year 2001, Split has 188694 inhabitants, but with the municipally are it has about 400000 inhabitants. About 95% of them are Croats.
As it is a huge town, there are also huge accommodations capacities. In the center a tourist is more likely to find hotel, motel or hostel accommodation, but at the suburb it is possible to rent apartment or villa.
It is extremely sports town, with many successes in sports, so you can see playgrounds for all kind of sports at every step. Restaurants and taverns are countless in Split, so that makes its gastronomic offer even better. Cultural life is on a high level, and Split has all what you think a big city like it should have. It is called The town of Diocletian, and Diocletian palace is something what every tourist should visit, as it is one of the major sights of Split. Splits waterfront is also something what every tourist should see and experience. There will be found numerous shops, boutiques, bars, restaurants and taverns. It is a special feeling to drink coffee at Splits waterfront, where palms and sea just in front of you makes your feeling even better.
Old part of Split is all in stone, with tight stone streets and houses, so the one who walks there must question himself how it was to live in those houses many years ago, and how come that they are still the same. Once the tourist leave Split, he would realize that he just experienced something special, and saw some sights which could be seen only in a few towns in the world.