7 Sights in Šibenik, Croatia (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Šibenik, Croatia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Šibenik, Croatia.

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1. Barone Fortress

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Šubićevac Fortress is located north of the old town of Šibenik, a few hundred meters southeast of St. Peter's Fortress. John. It is located at 80 meters above sea level, on a hill called Vidakuša, because before the construction of the fortress, there was a small church of St. Blaise. Vision.

Wikipedia: Tvrđava Šubićevac (HR)

2. Saint Michael's Fortress

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St. Michael's Fortress is a medieval fort in Šibenik, Šibenik-Knin County, Croatia, situated on a steep hill above the old historic center of the city. Its strategically favorable and dominant position made it the central part of Šibenik fortification system. The location was more or less continuously occupied since the Iron Age, as is witnessed by numerous archaeological findings from the era. The city of Šibenik was first mentioned on 25 December 1066 in a charter signed by King Peter Krešimir IV and verified by his courtiers. It is widely considered that the signing took place at St. Michael's Fortress.

Wikipedia: St. Michael's Fortress, Šibenik (EN)

3. St. John's Fortress

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St. John's Fortress is an early modern fortress in Šibenik, Croatia, situated atop a hill north of the city's historical center. Named after a medieval church dedicated to St. John the Baptist that had stood there from at least 1444, the fortress, together with the adjacent Barone Fortress, was built during the Cretan War and successfully repelled consecutive Ottoman attacks in 1646 and 1647. A local name for the fortress, Tanaja, comes from one of its structures, a plier-shaped outwork, or tenaille.

Wikipedia: St. John's Fortress, Šibenik (EN)

4. Šibenik Museum

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The Museum of the City of Šibenik is a complex museum, consisting of archaeological, cultural and historical, department of recent history and ethnographic department. Inside the Museum there is a restoration workshop and conservation workshop. Its activity is the collection, preservation, processing and presentation of the cultural and historical heritage of the Šibenik region.

Wikipedia: Muzej grada Šibenika (HR), Website

5. Spomen-park Šubićevac

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Spomen-park Šubićevac uploader Flammard, original author Primož Šmajdek. / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Subicevac Memorial Park is a memorial park in Subicevac, the area of the City of Sibenik, where the Italian fascists from 1941 to 1943 performed the shooting of many patriots and anti-fascists. The memorial park was officially opened in 1962. The authors of the monument inside the park are the sculptor Kosta Angela Radovani and architect Zdenko Kolacio.

Wikipedia: Spomen-park Šubićevac (HR)

6. katedrala svetog Jakova

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katedrala svetog Jakova Jerzy Strzelecki / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Cathedral of St. James in Šibenik, Croatia, is a triple-nave Catholic basilica with three apses and a dome. It is the episcopal seat of the Šibenik diocese. It is also the most important architectural monument of the Renaissance in the entire country. Since 2000, the cathedral has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Wikipedia: Šibenik Cathedral (EN)

7. Crkva Sv. Krševan

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The church of St. Chrysogonus from the 12th century is located in the old town of Šibenik on the right side in Don Krsto Stošić Street. It is the oldest preserved sacral building in Šibenik, originally built in Romanesque style. In the same street is the Dominican monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary.

Wikipedia: Crkva sv. Krševana u Šibeniku (HR)


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