Split Croatia, the Riva.Split Croatia is a truly ancient city, its built around the palace of the Roman emperor Diocletian and dates to 295 AD. The popular history tells the story of Split being just an empty stretch of land until Diocletian decided to build a retirement palace there. The palace is now the basis of the city and is home to markets, cafes, houses churches and winding streets. Any visit to Split should be focussed round the old town and harbour front.
Diocletian's Palace is a building in Split, Croatia, that was built by the Roman emperor Diocletian at the turn of the fourth century AD. Diocletian built the massive palace in preparation for his retirement on 1 May 305 AD. It lies in a bay on the south side of a short peninsula running out from the Dalmatian coast, four miles from Salona, the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia.
Discover Zadar (Croatia). 'The city of Zadar boasts history and culture in spades yet retains a down-to-earth ambience. Its must-see sights include two extraordinary artistic installations created by architect Nikola Bašić: the mesmerising Sea Organ and the astonishing Sun Salutation.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/croatia/dalmatia/zadar