The love of emperor Diocletian and his Prisca has been recorded in many art works. Legends on the beauty of the emperor’s beloved Prisca have survived for thousands of years and their most intimate hiding place, the emperor’s chambers at the heart of the Palace, have been unveiled to the eyes of curious guests and hopeless romantics.
The idea of getting married at the very heart of the palace of Emperor Diocletian must be intriguing, however to celebrate your love in the haven of the world-known imperial lovers is the solution for anyone striving for more on their special day.
The Ethnographic Museum of Split, in close proximity to Peristil, is unique due to the fact that the museum area lays at the 4th century location of the imperial chambers i.e. bedrooms of Emperor Diocletian, as the most intimate part of the Palace. Along with permanent and temporary exhibitions alternating on the ground floor of the Museum, the visitors can also enjoy the architecture of the exhibition area.
The oldest architectural parts are linked to the establishment of the palace at the beginning of the 4th century. A bit farther, the Museum area also houses one of the oldest churches of Split, the church of Saint Andrew de Fenestris from the 7th century, which is also a venue for an intimate church wedding ceremony.
Through the courtyard of the Božičević-Natalis family’s palace from the early Middle Ages, featuring a well with the family coat of arms, the visitors will reach Roman stairway leading to the roof of Vestibul which offers a magnificent view of the centre and outskirts of Split, as well as the sea and the nearby islands. The courtyard of this majestic palace is the perfect location for cocktail reception after a wedding ceremony.
This unique location is suitable for both, small and intimate weddings.