Split Local Customs

  • Outdoor life
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  • Outdoor life
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  • Outdoor life
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  • 1. Outdoor life

    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...

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  • 2. Local Sports Supporters

    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...

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  • 3. Local food

    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,...

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  • 4. Picigin

    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...

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  • 5. Sveti Duje - Patron saint

    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,...

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  • 6. Štorija o Nadalini

    In a language of a native speaker from Dalmatia, in their dialect, there are many Italian loan words, modificered into their pronunciation. For those who are...

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  • 7. @ Prokurative

    Built in the neo Renaissance style, this square hosts the song festival, held here since 1967. Unfortunaltely, except for that the square is not much in...

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  • 8. Mesdžid

    This used to be Archiepiscopal Seminary and the first high school and public library in Split, founded in 1700 by Archbishop Stjepan Cosmi. The school and the...

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  • 9. Passage ways

    Every passage way, corridor or short street is leading to somwhere no wrong footstep is possible. The only dead end street or passage way could be if entering...

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  • 10. The home of Emanuel Vidovic

    Emanuel Vidovic (1870-1953) is Croatian painter and graphic artist. He was styding in Venice at the Academy of Arts but he never completed his formal studies....

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  • 11. Touch the big foot

    The statue of Grgur Ninski is probably the most trafficked site in the town, by both locals and tourists, which the toe of the statue shows. According to the...

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  • 12. "Jato"

    This sculpture is called "Jato" (flock) and is situated on the rocks, right next to the ACI Marina. Couldn't find any usefull informations regarding this...

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  • 13. Worth to see not easy to notice

    The old core of Split has plenty of interesting details incorporated in the houses, some are visible at the first sight some not. Since the ancient times, the...

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  • 14. High Heels is the Status Symbol

    There are an extremely large number of females that wear high heels, even on those irregular rock paved streets. These heels are not your ordinary height, as...

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  • 15. Ferrel CAts All Over

    There is a very large number of stray cats that somehow survive, and the locals seem to let it go unnoticed. Most cats are rather "mangy" and scrawny types form...

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  • 16. Hang Out at the Market

    There are a large number of people that come down to the market and stay most of the day. They are dressed in all types of garb, and of unique cultures for...

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  • 17. Fjaka

    The story goes like this: There was a rich American tourist staying in town. Whenever he would look through his hotel room there was a young men with a...

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  • 18. The "Splicani"

    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...

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  • 19. Typical scenes

    Outside of the Old Town, you'll find some typical neighborhoods with people milling about, sweeping their steps or just hanging out in their windows watching...

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  • 20. Do you believe in luck?

    There is a statue by the famous Croatian sculptor, Ivan Mestrovic just outside the Golden Gate on the north end of the Diocletian Palace. The statue is a...

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  • 21. Phoning home

    Instead of buying the pricey phone cards ,just go to the post office ( next to the bus/train station) and use the phones there ,you simply pay at the desk when...

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  • 22. Laundry drying

    The best way of drying the laundry is of course on fresh air, with just a few rays of sun that kills the bacteria, and few “refuls” of the wind that will dry...

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  • 23. Can you pass me some salt, dear neighbour?

    Some of the streets of the Old Town are so narrow that you can borrow salt from your neighbour across the street. Without the need of going to the street level...

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  • 24. The Location...

    Just a map of Croatia so that you know where Split is situated.It is along the Dalmatia Coast. From Split to Zadar & coming from Dubrovnik, the Dalmatia Coast...

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  • 25. Neat the municipal grade...

    Neat the municipal grade school I'm treated to a wall full of Franjo Tudjman posters. They invariably show the great man in a natty black suit with a necktie (a...

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