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St. John's Fortress

Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Ranked #43 of 61 attractions in Dubrovnik
Type: Historic Sites
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

This is Saint Johns which is part of the walls not the fortress opposite Dubrovnik. It shows the level of in depth research some people do when they don't even know what landmark they are standing on. The fort has the Maritime Museum and Aquarium. It faces the marina.

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Had to pay 30 kunas per person to get in which allowed us to go up to the roof and admire the views. Don't expect a great deal to see or do in the fortress although it does from time to time hold plays

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Kingston, Canada
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45 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

The museum is small, it has lots of paintings a few artifacts, clean and friendly staff.

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Midlands
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39 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

We loved it and many people seem to forget it is included in the City wall price. We did it on the same day but a couple we spoke to never knew it was included having bumped into them the following day and mentioning it they went up with the tickets from previous day and entry was never an issue... More

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Essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Well sworth climbing to she top to gaze out over the old city and for a great view out to sea

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Haworth, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

If you are going to do the city walls (which you of course should), suggest you buy the 1 day Dubrovnik card for 130 kuna per person. Walls are 70 each, throw in this museum for another 40, then you can just hit one other and make it a good deal (i.e. the Rector's palace or the Ethnographic museum). The... More

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Derry. N.Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

Fabulous views and not as difficult to climb to as the walls. Well worth the visit. I'd recommend it.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012 via mobile

It was very quiet when I visited here. But it's worth a visit. You get great views of the rest of Dubrovnik. And the fortress itself is very interesting to walk around.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

We visited in late December and the Maritime Museum, situated in St John's Fortress, was not very busy. I found it to be an interesting and well presented walk through the maritime history of Dubrovnik.

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