Near the tip of the peninsula, Kašjuni is Split's most appealing beach, due largely to its green surroundings and stylish beach bar.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Split attractions

1. Meštrović Crikvene-Kaštilac

0.66 MILES

This 16th-century fortified home, set in an olive grove near the Meštrović Gallery, was bought by Ivan Meštrović in 1939 and restored to house his…

2. Meštrović Gallery

0.88 MILES

At this stellar art museum you’ll see a comprehensive, well-arranged collection of works by Ivan Meštrović, Croatia’s premier modern sculptor, who built…

3. Marjan Forest Park

1.41 MILES

Looming up to 178m over Split's western fringes, this nature reserve occupies a big space in Split's psyche. The views over the city and surrounding…

4. Archaeological Museum

1.85 MILES

A treasure trove of classical sculpture and mosaics is displayed at this excellent museum, a short walk north of the town centre. Most of the vast…

5. Our-Lady-of-Health Church

1.89 MILES

Completed in 1937, this striking Modernist church is notable for the simple, clean lines of its architecture. It's attached to a friary, founded in 1723…

6. Iron Gate

1.95 MILES

The high arches of this large double gate lead from Diocletian's Palace to the main city square.

7. Temple of Jupiter

1.96 MILES

Although it's now the cathedral's baptistery, this wonderfully intact building was originally an ancient Roman temple dedicated to the king of the gods…

8. Synagogue

1.96 MILES

Built into the western wall of Diocletian's Palace, Split's synagogue is the third-oldest synagogue in Europe that's still in use. Created out of two…