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Visiting Split? Here’s Everything You Need to Know Before Exploring Diocletian’s Palace and VR Museum

Split is most definitely one of those cities that capture your heart from the moment you get there. Its stunning coastline, charming streets, and rich history create a unique and unforgettable experience. The warmth and hospitality of the locals, combined with the city’s Mediterranean charm, make Split a place that feels like home. Whether you’re exploring the ancient ruins of Diocletian’s Palace or enjoying a relaxing day at the beach, Split has something for everyone.

Split, Dalmatia, Croatia

Diocletian’s Palace is one of the most famous landmarks in Split, and now visitors can explore it in an entirely new way with Diocletians Dream VR Museum. If you’re planning to visit Split and explore Diocletian’s Palace and VR Museum, here’s everything you need to know before you go.

Getting There

Split is easily accessible by plane, train, and bus. Everything in the core of the old town is within walking distance and the palace is located in the heart of Split, so it’s easily accessible from anywhere in the city.

Exploring Diocletian’s Palace

Diocletian’s Palace was built in the 4th century AD as a retirement home for the Roman emperor Diocletian. Today, the palace is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a popular tourist destination. Visitors can explore the palace and its basements, and visit museums and buildings within the palace that showcase the palace’s rich history.

Visiting the Diocletians Dream VR Museum

The Diocletians Dream VR Museum is located just outside the walls of Diocletian’s Palace and is a unique museum that uses virtual reality technology to bring the palace’s history to life. Visitors can explore the palace in a way that is impossible in real life, such as flying over the palace and walking through hidden tunnels. 


The best part? Visiting Diocletian’s Palace is actually free, so you can walk and explore the palace as much as you’d like! You can purchase tickets to visit some of the basements as they offer a fascinating insight into the history and culture of the region, as well as provide a refreshing escape from the heat of the Croatian summer. Diocletians Dream VR Museum tickets are available on-site or online. 

Tips for Visiting

To make the most of your visit, here are a few tips:

  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothing, as you’ll walk and stand most of the day.
  • Bring a camera to capture all the stunning sights and architecture.
  • Visit the palace early in the morning or late in the afternoon to avoid crowds.
  • Try the local cuisine at one of the many restaurants and cafes in the palace and surrounding area.
  • Purchase your tickets in advance to avoid waiting in long lines.

Visiting Diocletian’s Palace and the Diocletians Dream VR Museum is a must-do when visiting Split. With its rich history, stunning architecture, and immersive virtual reality experiences, it’s a unique opportunity to explore a world-class UNESCO World Heritage site in an entirely new way. You can book your tickets here or follow us on Instagram and Facebook to learn more.

Just remember to wear comfortable shoes, bring your camera, and purchase your tickets in advance to make the most of your visit. There’s no doubt that this breathtaking city will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime. 

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