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Diocletian's Palace, Split, Croatia
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Reviewed 10 February 2019

The Eastern gate (a.k.a. Silver Gate or Porta orientalis) is an ornate gate in the eastern wall of Diocletian's Palace. There were four gates to the Palace, one in each compass direction: Gold (N), Silver (E), Brass (S) and Iron (W). All of the gates...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

This is as the title suggests.A very impressive ornately masoned gateway into the old city.As you walk through,you are usually hit by the scent of lavender from the market stall located nearby.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Don't just stick to the centre, wander around the street surrounding the palace and see what you can find. Look at the gate from both sides. Be prepared to explore!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike F
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Another site on the tourist route and another part of history ruined by the hawkers stalls pity but everyone needs money especially the local government who charge the stall holders

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank humerous60
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Very good photo opportunity especially if less crowded. One of the main sighs within the Diocketian Palace area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank packcal
Reviewed 14 September 2018

When you stand outside looking in you can see the parts that have gone. The stones still in place show that there are two missing towers and the arches above give you an idea about how high it was. The gate is best seen from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We managed to visit all of the Palace gates. It is hard to believe that they are still standing after all of these years.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank reverendgftravel
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Parallel to the exterior of the eastern wall of Diocletian's Palace is a small bazaar selling everyday goods, produce, crafts and souvenirs. It's a nice stroll in late afternoon and allows access to the Decumanus, the palace's main east-west street, through the Silver Gate.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Whilst on our tour around Old Split our guide pointed out the main gates as we walked around. This gate is very busy as it is near to many market stalls. It is worth trying to visit all the gates.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed 3 September 2018

One of the entrances to Diocletian's Palace-the Silver Gate is surrounded by market stalls full of souvenirs. Close by is the fruit and vegetable piazza. Great photo opportunity.

Date of experience: July 2018
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