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St. Michael's Fortress

Zagradje 21, Sibenik 22000, Croatia
+385 91 619 6534
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St. Michael's Fortress is the place where the city of Šibenik was born. Built during the Middle Ages on a hill in the middle of the town, it provides a breathtaking view of Šibenik and it's surroundings. Experience the most prestigious open-air stage in the Mediterranean through shows, concerts and other evening events. The ticket includes free entrance to Šibenik's newest attraction - Barone Fortress.
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“old town” (15 reviews)
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Zagradje 21, Sibenik 22000, Croatia

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This may not be the best part about a visit to Sibenik however the views from the top were beautiful so that was worth the hike up the hill. The fortress has been restored as a tourist destination but not much of the original history...More

Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed 1 November 2017

One of the best things I visited in the whole of Croatia. Sibenik does not appear as a very touristic place, but I think it´s a very beautiful city with many things to see like this fortress. Sibenik has 4 fortresses, this one possibly the...More

Thank Alberto J
Reviewed 18 October 2017

There wasn't a lot to see or do inside, and we were actually turned away at first because the guard at the top of the stairs said you can't go in when it's raining (?)

Thank nikkitaa
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Worth the hike up just for the view. Not much else in the fortress to see. A map is provided and there are some historical facts listed around the ruins, but overall the view is the best.

Thank Vickie B
Reviewed 15 October 2017

St. Michael's Fortress offers a very nice view to the old town of Sibenik and to the shore. It was just wonderful to watch sailing boats to sail by. The outdoor auditorium was a splash of color and looked wonderful.

Thank niinan2
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The climb to this site is quite tough if you approach it from the Cathedral. It's easier walking up the Main Street which gives you a gradual walk up a reasonable incline taking you to the last climb. There are still some c170 to go...More

1  Thank seebeforeigo
Reviewed 1 October 2017

As you slowly wander up the side streets of old Sibenik, keep your eyes open and you will make all sorts of discoveries. In fact, half the value of visiting the fortress is the hike up and back. We found a great little restaurant on...More

Thank speninosmith
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

If you're coming or passing through Šibenik, than this is a must do! It wasn't just view from the fortress, but it was experience walking the steps of town an feeling Dalmatia coast with all your senses! It was amazing to us! Definitely coming back...More

Thank Ana B
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

If you're at Sibenik you should take some time to visit the fortress. You'll get a great view of the city and its surroundings.

Thank Vasco_Vieira
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Not much to read or see inside except the view on the surroundings area which is really grand as is to be expected from a strategic fortress. You can get some of that view going around in the gardens but nothing as good as from...More

Thank BaroqueW
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3 May 2017|
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Response from cityp0int | Property representative |
Dear Becca, Thank you for your question! You can book your ticket for a concert on-line through Eventim or Croatia Ticket services. Of course, you can also purchase tickets on our Fortresses and downtown in Šibenik at our... More