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Crkva Gospe van grada: 43.733877, 15.894684
D marine Mandaline: 43.723297, 15.895050
Šetnjica Sv. Ante: 43.722600, 15.887890
Restoran Gušt: 43.707940, 15.908992
City Life: 43.731450, 15.897280
Dalmare: 43.711650, 15.912220
Supernova Šibenik: 43.756180, 15.878230
Šib. most i Bungee jump: 43.762456, 15.846517
Sokolarski centar: 43.727250, 15.955550
Solaris plaža: 43.693910, 15.887210
Solaris vodeni park: 43.698640, 15.888720
4 bunara: 43.736129, 15.888930
Aquarium Šibenik: 43.735336, 15.890063
Crkva Sv. Lovre: 43.736417, 15.889450
Crkva Sv. Barbare: 43.735392, 15.889600
Crkva Sv. Dominika Š.: 43.736504, 15.888393
Crkva Sv. Duha Š.: 43.735504, 15.891740
Crkva Sv. Frane i muzej: 43.733870, 15.891890
Crkva Sv. Grgura: 43.736372, 15.889003
Crkva Sv. Ivana: 43.735507, 15.891198
Crkva Sv. Nikole Š.: 43.734606, 15.890605
Crkva Uspenje Bogom.: 43.735071, 15.891944
Gradska vijećnica Šibenik: 43.735844, 15.889475
Gradski muzej Šibenik: 43.735431, 15.889092
HNK Šibenik: 43.734836, 15.892849
Katedrala Sv. Jakova: 43.735825, 15.888949
Nova crkva: 43.735950, 15.891160
Perivoj Roberta Visianija: 43.733921, 15.892961
Utvrda Sv. Mihovila: 43.737630, 15.889470
Utvrda Barone: 43.737161, 15.896371
Utvrda Sv. Ivana: 43.739730, 15.894200
Utvrda Sv. Nikole: 43.721585, 15.854742
Crkva sv. Krševana: 43.735770, 15.890480
HNK Šibenik: 43.734836, 15.892849
Plaža Rezalište: 43.693363, 15.901954
Plaža Banj: 43.741353, 15.884015
Dolac: 43.737058, 15.887799
Riva: 43.735359, 15.888462
Gradska tržnica: 43.732824, 15.895791
Groblje Sv. Ane: 43.737296, 15.889779
Crkva Svih Svetih: 43.735020, 15.895204
Gradska vrata: 43.735453, 15.889023
Samostan Sv. Luce: 43.735890, 15.890070
Bazeni Crnica: 43.741702, 15.885086
Trg Pavla Šubića: 43.734669, 15.890043
Trajektna luka: 43.731391, 15.893785
Autobusni kolodvor: 43.732236, 15.892906
Arh. nalazište Danilo: 43.703460, 16.046410
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Fortress St. John

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The Fortress of St. John

St. John’s Fortress is located on a hill on the northern side of the historic city core. It is named after the chapel of St. John, which was once settled there. Located on a 115m high hill, this is a large fortress with a star-shaped floor plan. It is also known as Tanaja because one side of the fortress is reinforced with a masonry embankment, which is called tanaglia in Italian. It was erected in 1646 according to  a project by the Venetian military engineer Antonio Leni. It was built on the model of military architecture with layers of soil, which are used for prevention of wall breaking in case of shelling. The Šubićevac Fortress was built that same year.  The two fortresses are connected with a wooden palisade in the defence system.

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Address:
Put tvrđavama Street, Šibenik  22000

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GPS coordinates:
43.73973, 015.89420 (43°44’23.0″N, 015°53’39.1″E)

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Size (small/medium/big):
Medium

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Working hours:
0-24h

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Price:
Free entrance

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Required time for sightseeing:
25 min

Tips:

Provides a beautiful view of the whole town of Šibenik. Make sure to also visit the Šubićevac (Barone) Fortress, which is 350 meters away from St. John’s Fortress.

GPS coordinates: 43.73973, 015.89420 (43°44’23.0″N, 015°53’39.1″E)

Address: Put tvrđavama Street, Šibenik 22000
St. John’s Fortress is located in the town of Šibenik, in the Put tvrđavama Street (700m away from the old part of the town of Šibenik – you need to reach the top of the hill).

 

Translations:
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do tvrđave svetog Ivana koja se nalazi u gradu Šibeniku, u ulici Put tvrđavama (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!

 

Additional translation:
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema tvrđavi svetog Ivana koja se nalazi u gradu Šibeniku, u ulici Put tvrđavama (od starog dijela grada Šibenika udaljena je oko 700 metara – morate se popeti na vrh brda). Hvala!

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