St. Nicholas Fortress
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St. Nicholas' Fortress is a fortress located in the town of Šibenik, one of the oldest native Croatian towns on the eastern shores of the Adriatic, in central Dalmatia, Croatia.
St Nicholas’ Fortress is a unique monument of the world’s architectural heritage and in 2017 it was inscribed on the UNESCO World heritage List . It is only possible to visit St Nicholas’ Fortress if you take a boat trip.
Interesting boat tour to this island fort, leaving from the Sibenik city port.
St. Nicholas’ fortress is situated at the entrance to St. Anthony’s channel, and it was constructed during the 16th century in order to protect the town against the attacks of Ottoman empire from the sea.
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