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CR20 Diocletians Palace B&W
Emperor Diocletian voluntarily gave up the throne of the Roman Empire in the year 305.  He had this palace built after his retirement  and settled here on the beach in Split.  He wanted to be able to literally cruise into his palace, step off of the ship and be at home.  The receding sea in the years since has left the ocean far from the palace entrance.  This palace area now is home to about 3,000 Croatians.