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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Šibenik, Croatia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Šibenik, Croatia.

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1. Tvrđava svetog Mihovila

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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.

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2. Tvrđava svetog Ivana

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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.

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3. Spomen-park Šubićevac

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

Memorial Park A Yupikashtunica Memorial Park, an outpost in the city of Sibenik where Italian fascists have been since 1941. Until 1943. He's been making a lot of pitches over the years, Antifa pitches. The Memorial Park was solemnly opened in 1962. Year. The authors of the monuments in the park are sculptor Costa Angela Radovani and architect Zdenko Coracio.

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4. 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.

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5. Crkva Sv. Krševan

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The Church of St. Krševan from the 12th century is located in the old Šibenik city center on the right on Don Krste Stošić Street. The oldest is the preserved sacral facility in Šibenik, originally built in a Romanesque style. In the same street is the Dominican Monastery of Our Lady of Rosary.

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6. Tvrđava Barone

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The Šubićevac Fortress is located north of the old town of Šibenik, several hundred meters southeast of St. John. It is located at 80 meters above sea level, on a hill called Vidakusa, because, before the construction of the fort, a small church of St. Vida.

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