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Diocletian Aqueduct Split, photo credit by More i Krš Public Institution

Diocletian Aqueduct – exclusive day tour by an American ex-pat living in Split for over a decade

Diocletian Aqueduct – exclusive day tour by an American ex-pat living in Split for over a decade

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Embark on an extraordinary journey through time as you become one of the privileged few, joining the exclusive group of less than 25 people each year to explore the remnants of a remarkable Roman aqueduct in Split. This impressive structure, standing tall at 33 meters above the Jadro River, is a testament to the ingenuity of Roman engineering, dating back over 1,700 years.

Diocletian Aqueduct Split, photo credit by More i Krš Public Institution

Diocletian Aqueduct Split, photo credit by More i Krš Public Institution

The aqueduct, stretching an impressive 9 kilometers, was meticulously crafted by Roman engineers to channel water into the imperial residence of the famous Roman Emperor Diocletian. Today, a portion of this ancient marvel still stands, revealing the enduring strength of Roman construction.

As you step into the depths of history, you’ll walk through the tunnels, marveling at the architectural skills that have withstood the test of time. Gain a profound understanding of the system that once supplied water to the grand residence of Emperor Diocletian, a man who left an indelible mark on the Roman Empire.

The American guide

Your expert guide, an American ex-pat living in Split for over a decade, will lead you through the aqueduct‘s corridors, sharing fascinating insights into its construction, purpose, and the historical context surrounding them. Dive into the mysteries of ancient Roman water management and discover the engineering brilliance that allowed water to flow seamlessly through this aqueduct to serve the needs of the imperial household.

Diocletian Aqueduct Split, photo credit by More i Krš Public Institution

Diocletian Aqueduct Split, photo credit by More i Krš Public Institution

After the captivating exploration, return to the vibrant waterfront Riva, where you can unwind and share your thoughts over a glass of exquisite wine or another refreshing beverage. Indulge in light snacks as you discuss the wonders you’ve witnessed and reflect on the historical significance of this hidden gem.

Diocletian Aqueduct Split, photo credit by More i Krš Public Institution

Diocletian Aqueduct Split, photo credit by More i Krš Public Institution

Don’t miss the chance to be part of this exclusive tour, immersing yourself in the rich history of Split’s Roman aqueduct. Experience the majesty of a bygone era and relish the opportunity to connect with the ancient world, one that has left an indelible mark on the cityscape of modern-day Split.

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  • Included
    historic sites
    Personal Guide
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    5 Star Accommodation
    Airport Transfers
    Breakfast
    cooking class
    Entry Fees
    Foodie
    honeymoon
    old city
    PRIVATE TOUR
    PRIVATE TRANSFER
    public catamaran transfers
    Romantic
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Round trip transportation, tour as described, private guide - an American ex-pat living in Split, snack
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Tips for driver and guide (non compulsory)

Location

Split

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