Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Šibenik, Croatia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 2.4 km
Ascend 172 m
Descend 80 m

Explore Šibenik in Croatia with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in ŠibenikIndividual Sights in Šibenik

Sight 1: Crkva sv. Dominika

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Church of st. Dominika, a protected cultural heritage in Šibenik.

Wikipedia: Crkva sv. Dominika u Šibeniku (HR)

202 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: 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)

50 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: 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

162 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

457 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: 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)

933 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 6: 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)

578 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 7: 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)


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