Dalmatia - Split Region Local Customs

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Dalmatia - Split Region Local Customs

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    Split Local Customs

    The old core of Split is a network of short and narrow streets, very typical for all Mediterranean city structures raised in the medieval times. It is attractive for most of the tourists especially if Anericans or north Europeans. Such a streets could be extremelly charming in particularly if loaded with the small shops and cafe bars, but also,...

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  • Local food

    Split Local Customs

    Split has a local beverage that can be found in many of the cafes and restaurants around town. It's called "Pipi" and has a cute little blonde with pigtails on the front. It's absolutely delicious, and I wholeheartedly became addicted to the stuff while I was there. Also, it's pretty cool to check out the bottles it comes in. Of course many of the...

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  • Local Sports Supporters

    Split Local Customs

    This is the Croatian name for the inhabitants of Split. They are well known for the gregarious nature, love of singing, good food and drink and particularly for their devotion to sport. The local soccer team, Hajduk ("The Bandit") is one of the best supported teams in the country and plays in the Poljud Stadium, which the Rough Guide to European...

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  • Picigin

    Split Local Customs

    Picigin (pronounced "pizzighin") is a popular game played on beaches. It involves several players passing around a small ball and keeping it in the air and out of the water for as long as possible. As such, the game somewhat resembles volleyball but it is played with a much smaller ball, usually a peeled off tennis ball. There are usually around...

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  • Sveti Duje - Patron saint

    Split Local Customs

    There are four pillars by which the city of Split is known: Saint Duje, Marjan hill, Hajduk football club and Free Dalmatia newspaper. Saint Duje is the protector of the City, he was Solin bishop, tortured and executed during emperor Dioceltian. True Split people never curse or joke about Sveti Duje.

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  • Skure - Traditional Dalmatian window...

    An old Dalmatian stone house is not complete if it does not have "skure", green window shutters that give Dalmatian houses their identifiable look.

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