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Fortress Lovrijenac (Dubrovnik)
If you like finding valuable monuments during your walk in the woods, be sure to visit Lovrijenac Fortress, which can be reached after a walk through the unspoiled, beautiful nature. This fortress was built outside the City Walls upon a 37 meter high sheer rock overlooking the sea, which offers a breathtaking view. This detached fortress was of prime importance for the defence of the western part of Dubrovnik in the 16th century. Over the entrance to Lovrijenac Fortress an ancient inscription in Latin reads as follows: “Freedom is not sold for all the gold in the world”. Inside the fortress is the Chapel of St. Lawrence, and in the courtyard you can see the terraces which are turned into stages for plays during the Dubrovnik Summer Festival.
Category: Museum Art Palace, Old town,
Street of Tabakarije, Dubrovnik 20000
42.640623, 018.104276 (42°38’26.2″N, 018°06’15.4″E)
00385 (0)20 638 800,
00385 (0)20 638 801,
00385 (0)20 638 802
Summer: 08:00-19:30h (every day), winter: 10:00-15:00h (every day)
Adults: 30 HRK (3.90 EUR)If you have already purchased a ticket to see the Lovrijenac Fortress, and you are planning to go to the City Walls, be sure to keep the ticket since the ticket to see the City Walls will be reduced by that amount.
If you have already purchased a ticket to see the Lovrijenac Fortress, and you are planning to go to the City Walls, be sure to keep the ticket since the ticket to see the city walls will be reduced by that amount.
GPS coordinates: 42.640623, 018.104276 (42°38’26.2″N, 018°06’15.4″E)
Address: Street of Tabakarije, Dubrovnik 20000
Lovrijenac Fortress is about 300 meters or 3 minutes’ walk away from the old town.
You need to get to the street from Tabakarija and then go down to Lovrijenac Fortress.
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas odvezite me do tvrđave Lovrijenac, ona se nalazi u blizini starog grada Dubrovnika. Ostavite nas u Ulici od Tabakarije (pokraj Ulice branitelja Dubrovnika). 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 uputite me prema tvrđavi Lovrijenac. Ona se nalazi u blizini starog grada u Ulici od Tabakarije (pokraj Ulice branitelja Dubrovnika). Hvala!
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