Fortress Lovrijenac

Lovrijenac Dubrovnik

The monumental fortress, sometimes called “Gibraltar of Dubrovnik”, rises 37 meters above sea level and has had numerous roles in its history. Of course – the primary reason for its construction was protection of Dubrovnik’s freedom. Written documents prove that construction started in 1018, but due to the extraordinary importance and strategic value of chosen position fortress Lovrjenac was repeatedly […]

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St. John’s Fortress

The fortress of St John (Croatian name: Utvrda Svetog Ivana), often called Mulo tower, is a structure on the south-eastern side of the old city harbor. This fortification protects the very entrance to the harbor and is one of the key points forming Dubrovnik defense complex. The fort was built as a consequence of many rearrangement and upgrades of the […]

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