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Cultural tourism

ŠIBENIK-KNIN COUNTY

The fortresses in the heart of Dalmatia Written by: Željka Kunštek ◆ Photo archive: Šibenik Tourist Board, Šibenik-Knin County Tourist Board, The Šibenik City Museum, and Knin Tourist Board Throughout the year, the St. Michael Fortress attracts tourists; Concerts are often held on the stage at the St. Michael Fortress; The stage with a view of the surrounding archipelago.

All the fortresses in Šibenik are named for the sacral buildings located near them, except for the Barone Fortress, which was named after Baron von Degenfeld. Due to the role he played in defending the city, he became the fourth saint and hero of the city, so the people of Šibenik decided to name one of the fortresses after him.

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For centuries, Šibenik's fortresses have been quiet and kept their secrets. Now, one by one, they have started revealing them to curious visitors.

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our fortresses - four stories - four cultural inspirations. The people of Šibenik will also add - four things of pride when speaking of the medieval fortresses that still watch over their city. True, they have replaced their former defensive function with cultural and touristic one that, admittedly, suits them well. Over the past three years, two of the four pearls of the city have gotten a new facelift... When it was opened in 2014 in its renovated glory, the Fortress of St. Michael took the breath away of the people of Šibenik and their guests, along with many members of the media, who continue to fill the media space

with stories about its stage, the most prestigious outdoor venue in Croatia, which is reasonable, isn't it? Since opening day at that fortress, which offers a spectacular view of Šibenik and its surrounding archipelago, a new page in history was written, this time intertwined with music, performances, and gastronomic experiences that win over every visitor with ease. The fortress and its stage have become the ultimate site to organize various cultural and business events. Depending on the type of the event, some are held on the already mentioned stage under a starry sky, some are held in the somewhat more intimate stone stage

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Kvarner islands: Rab, Krk, Cres, Losinj | Zagreb's spring of culture | Ogulin | Plitvice Lakes National Park | Lika-Senj County | Sibenik-Kn...