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The Šubićevac Fortress (Barone Fortress)
The Barone Fortress is located near St. John’s fortress. It was built in 1646 and the citizens named it the Baron Degenfeld Fortress, after a Venetian commander of Šibenik’s defence against Turks. The fortress significantly contributed to blocking the Turkish attack on Šibenik in 1647. Šibenik City Council bought the fortress and its surroundings in 1912. It was renamed after the famous aristocratic family Šubić. The Šubićevac Fortress is located at 80 meters above the sea level and offers a breathtaking view of Šibenik.
Category: Museum Art Palace,
Put Vuka Mandušića Street, Šibenik 22000
43.737161, 015.896371 (43°44’13.8″N, 015°53’46.9″E)
Provides a beautiful view of the whole town of Šibenik. Make sure to also visit St. John’s Fortress, which is 350 meters away from the Šubićevac Fortress (Barone).
GPS coordinates: 43.737161, 015.896371 (43°44’13.8″N, 015°53’46.9″E)
Address: Put Vuka Mandušića Street, Šibenik 22000
The Šubićevac Fortress (Barone) is located in the town of Šibenik, at the end of the path of Vuk Mandušić Street (around 700m away from the old part of the town of Šibenik – you need to reach the top of the hill).
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do tvrđave Šubićevac (Barone) koja se nalazi se u gradu Šibeniku, na kraju ulice Put Vuka Mandušića (od starog dijela grada Šibenika udaljena je oko 700 metara – morate se popeti na vrh brda). Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema tvrđavi Šubićevac (Barone) koja se nalazi u gradu Šibeniku, na kraju ulice Put Vuka Mandušića (od starog dijela grada Šibenika udaljena je oko 700 metara – morate se popeti na vrh brda). Hvala!
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