Discover the Fascinating World of St Michael's Fortress: 10 Reasons to Visit Šibenik's Iconic Landmark


St. Michael's Fortress is a landmark you don't want to miss during your visit to Šibenik. Here are 10 reasons why!

Immerse yourself in the history told via 3d mapping of centuries-olds walls: St Michael's Fortress, also known as Tvrđava sv. Mihovila, is a medieval fortress that dates back to the 12th century and had an extremely significant role in the development of Šibenik. 

St Michael's Fortress from air

Panoramic views: The fortress offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city and the Adriatic Sea. Visitors can climb to the top of the fortress to take in the sights and snap some beautiful photos.

Cultural events: The fortress is a popular venue for cultural events such as music concerts and festivals. St Michael's Fortress is one of the most beautiful open-air stages in Croatia. Under the stars and overlooking the sea, it offers a unique and memorable experience.

Concert under the stars, summer 2022.

Easy to reach: The fortress is easily accessible by foot from the city center, making it a convenient attraction for visitors to see. Also, access to the fortress is provided for people with disabilities as well, with prior notice.

Discover the secrets of the past: The fortress has been through a lot and has a lot of stories to tell. You can easily explore the secrets of the past using an audio guide included in the ticket price.

Peaceful setting: The fortress is located on a hill above the city and surrounded by greenery, providing a peaceful and serene setting for visitors to enjoy.

Sunset in Šibenik

Experience a different kind of art: The fortress is home to two exibithions that depict the history of the fortress and the city!

Family-friendly attraction: The fortress is a great attraction for families, with its beautiful views, peaceful setting, bar, souvenir, and historical significance, it's a great place to spend time together and create memories.

Photogenic spot: The fortress is a perfect spot for photographers. With its breathtaking views and historical architecture, it's a perfect spot for taking some outstanding photos.

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Educational experience: The fortress is a great place to learn about the history of Šibenik, as it played a significant role in the city's history and development.

Visiting St. Michael's Fortress in Šibenik is an experience that will leave you with a sense of awe, wonder, and appreciation for history. With its rich history, panoramic views, cultural events, peaceful setting, and easy accessibility, it's no wonder that it's one of the most popular tourist attractions in Croatia.

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