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St. John's Fortress

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Address: Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Stunning fortress

One of the most stunning fortresses i ever seen. Situated near the port you can walk around it and admire the architecture and the sea.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the most stunning fortresses i ever seen. Situated near the port you can walk around it and admire the architecture and the sea.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Fortunes come and go. The Ragusian republic peaked in the medieval period, and relied on ships and trade, so it was great to see what made things happen. Not a huge museum, static displays covering up to recent times, but interesting none the less.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Gives a nice view of the old town and doesn't cost any extra to visit after you've paid for city walls.

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London, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Visiting these old fortresses in Dubrovnik bring history alive and make Game of Thrones even more believable. Well worth visiting as they are in such good order

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

One of the coolest places we went to during our stay in Dubrovnik :D Definitely recommend going there:D

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Thank Daggauna
Durbanville, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The Fortress is situated just outside Pile Gate and can't be missed.It is spectacular at night time with great photo opportunities and views.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Loved the fortress. Great views back to the old city. When we visited it was very quiet as well. Cost is included in tickets to the wall.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

the original walls and the fortresses are a ´must´to visit -great views from the walkway on top of the walls -they led all around the town

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

We walked around St John's as part of the City walls walk and thoroughly enjoyed the views, then later that night took tons of pictures with the fortress in the foreground. Lighting and predominant location make it a great part of the Old Town skyline

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

This fortress dates back to the 14/15th Century and did its job for most of that time ! Today it is mainly a reminder of days gone by but is still an impressive structure. It house's the Maritime Museum on the lower levels and is a wonderful photo spot to look back on the Old Town. Worth a look see... More 

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