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St. Nicholas Fortress

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Tips from locals

November 9, 2019
St. Nicholas' Fortress is a fortress located in the town of Šibenik, one of the oldest native Croatian towns on the eastern shores of the Adriatic, in central Dalmatia, Croatia.
September 18, 2019
St Nicholas’ Fortress is a unique monument of the world’s architectural heritage and in 2017 it was inscribed on the UNESCO World heritage List . It is only possible to visit St Nicholas’ Fortress if you take a boat trip.
July 18, 2019
Interesting island fortress castle.
Joe And Laura
Joe And Laura
June 5, 2019
Interesting boat tour to this island fort, leaving from the Sibenik city port.
Vedran & Tea
Vedran & Tea
June 3, 2019
St. Nicholas’ fortress is situated at the entrance to St. Anthony’s channel, and it was constructed during the 16th century in order to protect the town against the attacks of Ottoman empire from the sea.

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Šibenik, Šibenik-Knin County