Split

Split, a Croatian city on the Dalmatian coast, is famous for its beaches and Diocletian’s palace, a fortified complex located in the center of the city which was built by the Roman emperor in the 4th century. In the past, the palace housed thousands of people, and today its sprawling ruins include more than 200 buildings. Between its white stone walls and courtyards, there is a cathedral and numerous shops, bars, cafes, hotels and homes.