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Knin Fortress

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Knin Fortress
  • (no stars)
  • less than 1 km
  • Low
  • 2 hours

The old impressive fortress

Tvrdjava bb, 22300 Knin
Lots of restaurants with local cuisine

West of city of Knin rises medieval fortress built in the mid 10th century, and the final appearance in the early 18th century. The fort is one of the largest fortification buildings in Dalmatia. It is divided into upper, middle and lower town, which are connected by drawbridges. The oldest is the top place in the northern part of the castle, while the middle and lower town were built in the Late Middle Ages. Today, the fortress occupies an area of 123.147m2 and is among the biggest cultural and historical monuments in Croatia. The fortress is 470m long, 110m wide, and her elevation is 344m. Along the fortress are winding up huge walls and ramparts.

Opening hours

07 – 15, (in spring & summer 07-19)

How to get there

Highway Zagreb- Rijeka, exit Karlovac and by road to Gracac-Knin