Sailing ships including the M/S Kapetan Kuka (Captain Hook) moored in the harbour at the Croation city of Split.

Split is one of the oldest cities in the area, and is traditionally considered to be just over 1,700 years old, although recent discoveries would seem to indicate that it may be several hundred years older.

Behind the harbour on the right, located within the Diocletian’s Palace (Croatian: Dioklecijanova palača) can be seen the top of the Bell Tower of the Cathedral of St. Duje (Croatian: Katedrala Svetog Duje), the Catholic Cathedral of Split.

The Bell Tower was constructed in the year 1100 AD. It was one of the most beautiful Romanesque towers. Extensive rebuilding in 1908 radically changed the Bell Tower, and many of the original Romanesque sculptures were removed.

The Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Three bracketed RAWs Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro.

Camera: Sony NEX-7
Lens: Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC
Handheld

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Featured in : THE GROUP-GALLERY OF ART & PHOTOGRAPHY : 2 Dec 12
Featured in : Going Coastal : 5 Dec 12

Related shots can be found at Croatia or Eastern Meditteranean.

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  • Fara
    Faraabout 2 years ago

    The town that produced one of my favourite tennis players………………..the towering Goran…………………..this is another wonderful shot from a destination I have at the top of my list……………….love it Tom……………………..x

  • Thank you dear Joyce, it is a lovely town and the history is quite astounding …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Jadon
    Jadonabout 2 years ago

    Just excellent mate.

  • Always appreciated my friend …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...about 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture dear Tom.x

  • Thank you dear Catherine …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Kasia-D
    Kasia-Dabout 2 years ago

    What a lovely scene – especially inviting on this bitterly cold grey winter’s day in Munich. Kasia

  • Thank you kindly Kasia, it is bitterly cold here as well …

    – Tom Gomez

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...about 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture…would love to go there!

  • Thank you so much Dee, it is a beautiful place …

    – Tom Gomez

  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaabout 2 years ago


    Excellent Image! 12/02/2012,
    Absolutely gorgeous work of art and creativity!
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  • Thank you kindly Deborah …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Albert
    Albertabout 2 years ago

    Wonderful work!

  • Very much appreciated Albert …

    – Tom Gomez

  • vadim19
    vadim19about 2 years ago

    beautiful capture and wonderful composition, Tom!

  • Thank you kindly Vadim …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Agnes McGuinness
    Agnes McGuinnessabout 2 years ago

    Tom, what a treat to view this lovely sunny image, on this cold, wet evening. Fabulous work, as ever. x

  • Thank you so much Agnes, it is snowing here, first of the winter …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Agnes McGuinness
    Agnes McGuinnessabout 2 years ago

    Poor you, I hate snow, apart from it’s photogenic qualities. lol. I don’t think we ever get it as bad as you do across the water. Still complain, though. lol. x

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