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1.5 Hour Mid-Morning Split Walking Tour with Changing of Royal Guard Ceremony

1.5 Hour Mid-Morning Split Walking Tour with Changing of Royal Guard Ceremony
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1.5 Hour Mid-Morning Split Walking Tour with Changing of Royal Guard Ceremony
US$20.96
Overview
The tour includes:
  • A 1.5 hour expert guided tour of Diocletian's palace
  • The daily ceremony of the changing of Diocletian's guard (Summer only)
What to Expect
A walk through 1700 years of Splits fascinating history. We tour Diocletian's palace focusing on the Emperor Diocletian, examining his early years here in Dalmatia and then discuss his long rule over the greatest empire the world had then seen, culminating in his retirement to the palace over 1700 years ago. This is a story of Split that includes many actors, each had their exits and entrances ... the pre-Romans, the Romans, the Ottoman Turks, the Venetians, the French and the Austro-Hungarians. All left rich architectural relics which we examine as we tour Split's beautiful Old Town. You will witness a live reenactment of the changing of the guards ceremony from May 15 to September 30 - not to be missed.
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1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile
Quick stop in split

So glad we came on this tour! Had a lovely morning/afternoon walking through all the wonderful sights with our fantastic tour guide Gabrijela. She was extremely knowledgeable with regards to the fascinating history behind split and answered any questions that we had throughout the tour....More

Thank Katy M
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile
Just one day to see Split

Having arrived late yesterday and with only today in Split we decided to take a walking tour. We selected this company as the girl laughed at my joke about my partners wooden leg, but more over because they are 50 kn cheaper than the people...More

Thank Applenuts
Gecko T, Front Office Manager at Gecko Tours Split, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hello there, I am the girl who laughed at your joke! Thanks for reviewing us, we're really pleased you had such a lovely time on our walking tour. Thanks for recommending us, we hope you have a lovely holiday :)

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile
ENJOYABLE & INFORMATIVE

We booked our walking tour with Geko and were not disappointed. Tony was our guide and he was very knowledgeable & friendly. He also made some good suggestions for well priced restaurants and best beaches. We can highly recommend Tony & his company.

Thank GailS1964
Gecko T, Front Office Manager at Gecko Tours Split, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Hello Gail. Thanks for the great review of our walking tour! We appreciate your time and are very pleased you found the tour informative and enjoyable!

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Never a dull moment!

We chose this company for our guided tour purely because of the good price, but what a gem it is! Tony was both informative and interesting, he really made the history of Split come alive for us. Because it was a small group it was...More

Thank Sheila346
Gecko T, Front Office Manager at Gecko Tours Split, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thanks for the great review of our evening walking tour! We're really pleased to hear that you felt the tour was excellent value for money and that you have a lot of knowledge of Split to take away with you!

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Excellent guided tour

We appreciated the indepth knowledge of our tour guide Gabrijela Terze. She did not only show us the Diocletian palace but also explained us the history of Split and Croatia, both from a historian and citizen view. While we cannot speak for other guides of...More

1  Thank U3669KBlindah
Gecko T, Front Office Manager at Gecko Tours Split, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review our walking tour with Gabrijela! We're pleased we could offer you an informative experience from a local perspective. Thanks for recommending us, we hope you have a lovely holiday here in Croatia! The Gecko Team

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Kirsty B
4 June 2018|
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Response from Kirsty B |
We would like to book this tour for 11 people can someone please contact me to let us know if this is possible!
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Jasmine_Essex48
16 May 2018|
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Response from Emma S |
Hi, I think it will be an error on their side - just go to their office when you arrive in Split and book, or email them your request. They are all lovely and I don't think it will be over-subscribed. they can to it even... More
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