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Steep walk up but you can drive most of the way. Currently closed for refurbishment of walls and... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Jon R
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Los Angeles, California
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This attraction requires a lot of walking to get to the top of the fortress but is well worth it... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
JOC834
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Dublin, Ireland
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St. John's fortress is located on the hill, 115 m high above the old town centre of Sibenik. It was built up in 1646 in the form of a star according to the project of the Venetian military engineer Antonio Leni, in order to protect the town from...more
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Tijatska 2, Sibenik 22000, Croatia
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

Steep walk up but you can drive most of the way. Currently closed for refurbishment of walls and grounds but got in through a friend for a private tour,

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I was a little bit disappointed, because the fortress is currently in ruin. Entrance is permanently closed, You can walk around it, but won't enter the central part. The view however, is very beautiful, it's a great place to take landscape photos.

Thank Igor K
Reviewed 5 September 2018

St. John's fortress is located on the hill, 115 m high above the old town centre of Sibenik. It was built up in 1646 in the form of a star according to the project of the Venetian military engineer Antonio Leni, in order to protect...More

Thank Briljan T
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit just for the fabulous view over Sibenik. You can drive up and there are parking spaces next to Barone fort. St Johns fort is a short walk along a track from here. Walk around the fort and you can get in at...More

Thank GAP5
Reviewed 28 August 2017

It is worth the climb for the views from the top. On the top level they have put in an auditorium which is an interesting addition and must be quite an experience to see live music in an old fort. There is a cafe at...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This attraction requires a lot of walking to get to the top of the fortress but is well worth it for the views it gives over Sibernik and coast in General. I would recommend it highly.

Thank JOC834
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I was very astonished by this fortress. It's very wild & peaceful. I was up there completely alone and I loved the tranquillity of the place. Not to mention the view..it's breathtaking. They are slowly renovating it, the renovation will finish in September 2019 and...More

Thank Anja G
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Lot of trash, nothing else but nice view. Path full of dog crap. So be careful. Barb wire along side.

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I live nearby this place so basicly I grown up here 😎 this fortress has one of most beautiful views in Šibenik area. Sunsets are pricless. Game of thrones was filming here! So that is the greatest recommendations for this place.

Thank karloveza
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I think there's a beautiful view, but everywhere you look there's junk... You can find the way easy but there is no table about this fortress

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