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Hvar Fortress

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Address: Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia

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Beautiful views

Was quite a steep climb in the heat but as a long as you are moderately fit or take it slowly you'll be fine. We went for sunset and the views did not disappoint from the top... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Was quite a steep climb in the heat but as a long as you are moderately fit or take it slowly you'll be fine. We went for sunset and the views did not disappoint from the top. Even though you have to pay it is well worth it and we could sit for ages.

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Zagreb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

It is worth to visit the fortress in order to enjoy the unique view of Hvar old town and all the other islands.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Very beautifull view of the city and the surrounding islands, worth it. Also you can see some parts of the fortress that are nice, like the dungeon, canon...

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We just had a drink but it was a nice surprise, we didn't know there was a restaurant in the fortress until we got there. Can't beat those views.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous walk up but we taxi up and walk down as you get the best of it all as it is a slog going up unless you have plenty of time and the weather is perfect. At the top it is excellent views everywhere and do walk all around it. Some fabulous pics on offer

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la
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

it's a climb, but it gives you great views over this stunning little port, also a good opportunity to see this some side streets off the beaten track

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Omaha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The hike to the top is a tiring one, but well worth it. Lots of people actually run through the area for exercise. It really isn't that bad of a walk though. Unfortunately the sun rises on the opposite side of the island so don't get too pumped at race up there at the crack of dawn like I did... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Quite a walk, "hundreds" of stairs but well worth it. Dont miss the restaurant in the fortress for some cold beers. Fantastic view over Hvar city and the sea. In the evening you can sit in the harbor looking at the fortress and think, I made it!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I'm not going to lie and say that this was the easiest walk of my life because it really wasn't, the mixture of heat and the number of stairs was intense but if you want to see an amazing view and immerse yourself into a bit of history then this is a must! From the top of the fortress you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It's a proper trek up to the top, especially on a baking hot day however once you get there it's totally worth it. The views from the top are really awesome. Lot's of Kodak moments. Pretty cheap too at only 30kn a pop to go inside the fortress.

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