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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Grad 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 7 sights are available in Grad Šibenik, Croatia.

List of cities in Croatia Sightseeing Tours in Grad Šibenik

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.

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

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.

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

3. Spomen-park Šubićevac

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

Memorial Park Šubićevac is a memorial park in Šubićevac, an area of the city of Sibenik, where Italian fascists from 1941 to 1943 carried out the shootings of many patriots and anti-fascists. The memorial park was officially opened in 1962. The authors of the monument within the park are sculptor Kosta Angeli Radovani and architect Zdenko Kolacio.

Wikipedia: Spomen-park Šubićevac (HR)

4. Muzej Grada Šibenika

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Sibenik City Museum is a complex type of museum composed of archaeological, cultural-historical, recent history and ethnographic departments. Inside the museum, both restoration and protection workshops are operated. Its activities are to collect, preserve, process and display the cultural and historical heritage of Shiite areas.

Wikipedia: Muzej grada Šibenika (HR)

5. 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)

6. Crkva Sv. Krševan

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Holy Christian Church 12. In the 20th century, it is located in the core of the old Shiite town on the right side of Krishna Stosic Street. The oldest sacred object preserved in Sibenik was originally built in Romanesque style. On the same street, there is the Dominian monastery in Rostruli.

Wikipedia: Crkva sv. Krševana u Šibeniku (HR)

7. Tvrđava Barone

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This long castle is located in the north of West Benik in the old city and hundreds of meters southeast of St. John. It is 80 meters above sea level, on a hill called Vidakush, because there, before the fort was built, there was a small holy church. Vader.

Wikipedia: Tvrđava Šubićevac (HR)

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