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Remains of ancient Roman city

Salona 21210, Solin Croatia
Lots of restaurants with local cuisine in city of Solin

Salona is the ancient metropolis of the Roman province of Dalmatia, situated on the central eastern coast. In ancient times it was the capital of the province, but in the time of the migration was abandoned and later east of the ruins of the ancient city is developed Croatian town of Solin. In the eastern part of Salona were discovered parts of residential buildings and the remains of the city insula, east of Porta Caesarea are ruins of luxury villas, probably Praetorium, the palace of the governor of the province. The floors of the palace are decorated with polychrome mosaics with depicting mythological figures (Apollo, Triton, Orpheus).

Opening hours

From 1 April to 30 September: - Monday - Friday: 7:00 to 19:00 - Saturday: 9:00 to 19:00 - Sunday: 9:00 to 13:00 From 1 October to 31 March: - Monday - Friday: 9:00 to 15:30 - Saturday: 9:00 to 14:00 - Closed on Sundays

How to get there

Highway Zagreb- Split, exit Dugopolje and by road to Solin