Marjan Hill, Split

Marjan Hill is a unique landform in Croatia, located on the peninsula of Split. The low mountain is surrounded by the sea and the city, and is the only green oasis ideal for walks, excursions, and rock climbing. Tourists will admire splendid views of Split as well as other surrounding towns and villages. At the bottom of the hill you'll discover a gallery and workshop from the famous artist Ivan Mestrovic.
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Marjan Hill Map

Guide Name: Marjan Hill
Guide Location: Croatia » Split (See other walking tours in Split)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
Author: naomi
Marjan Hill / Forest Park

1) Marjan Hill / Forest Park (must see)

Marjan is a hill on the peninsula of Split, covered in a dense Mediterranean pine forest and completely surrounded by the city and the sea, making it a unique sight. Used as a park by the citizens as early as the 3rd century, it is a favorite weekend excursion destination and a recreational center for the city. It is also the setting for numerous beaches and jogging trails as well as tennis courts and the city Zoo, all surrounded by the scenic forest. The tip of the peninsula houses the...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Sustipan Park

2) Sustipan Park

Sustipan Park is located above the marina and at the foot of Marjan Hill. In ancient times, this small park was a cemetery. Archeological excavations have lead to the discoveries of Roman stone coffins and Christian basilica from the early Middle Ages. The park is an ideal spot for contemplation when viewing the marvelous city of...   view more
Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments

3) Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments (must see)

The Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments located at Meštrovićevo šetalište is the only museum in the country dedicated to researching and presenting cultural artifacts of the Croats in the Middle Ages, between the 7th and 15th centuries, particularly the time of the early medieval Croatian state from 9th to 12th century.

Originally founded in Knin in 1893, the museum was moved first to Sinj, then Klis and finally to Split where today the collection is displayed in a purpose-built...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Ivan Meštrović Gallery

4) Ivan Meštrović Gallery (must see)

Ivan Meštrović Gallery is an art museum in Split, dedicated to the work of the renowned 20th-century Croatian sculptor. The gallery preserves and presents to the public the most significant works of Meštrović, and is in itself an art monument. The permanent collection includes works of sculpture, drawings, design, furniture and architecture. Holdings include original plaster models by the artist, as well as finished works in bronze, marble and wood. The gallery building and grounds were...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Meštrović Kaštelet

5) Meštrović Kaštelet (must see)

The Kastelet once was a summerhouse for the Capogrosso family. The home was built in the 16th century and then converted into a chapel after Meštrović purchased the building in 1939. The Meštrović Kaštelet features one of the greatest works from the sculptor – 28 wood carvings representing the life and death of Christ. The crucifix inside the church is also special. It dates back to 1916 and is the earliest work in the church. 

Why You Should Visit:
To be in antique times, in the...   view more

6) MedILS

MedILS is an international project based on the creation and development of a new scientific culture. The main principle of the project makes it accessible to all young talents and scientific leaders, regardless of social class. The headquarters are located in Croatia at Marjan...   view more

Walking Tours in Split, Croatia

Create Your Own Walk in Split

Create Your Own Walk in Split

Creating your own self-guided walk in Split is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Split's Famous Museums

Split's Famous Museums

Split has built an interesting past around the Diocletian Palace. The city offers a large number of museums, which spotlight the value of the city's heritage.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.4 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Strategically positioned on the Adriatic coast of Croatian Dalmatia, Split is a historic Mediterranean town closely associated with the name of Roman emperor Diocletian who built here a palace in the 4th century AD, and which now dominates the city center. Other than that, the city boasts quite a few historic buildings of later periods which are very much significant in their own right. To find your way around these attractions, you're invited to follow this orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 km
Diocletian Palace

Diocletian Palace

Diocletian's Palace was built at the beginning of the 4th century A.D., by the Roman Emperor Diocletian. Inside its walls, you'll not only find antiques, but also elements familiar with medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque time periods. The palace is the world's most important architectural building as listed by UNESCO in World Cultural Heritage.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.6 km