City Fortress

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The construction of the city fortress began after 1278, when Hvar came under the rule of Venice. The fortress with city walls forms a unique defense system. In 1551 a new fortress was built on the site of the old one, and in 1571 during the Turkish invasion In 1579, the fortress was significantly damaged in an explosion of a powder magazine, which was caused by a lightning strike, and was not repaired until the beginning of the 17th century during the reign of Prince Pietro Semitecol, with the construction of Baroque defensive bastions.

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№8 of 9 places in City of Hvar
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№1 of 1 Lookouts and towers in City of Hvar
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Place Type

Lookouts and towers

Location

City of Hvar

Place Location

Ul. Biskupa Jurja Dubokovica 80, 21450, Hvar

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Mateo
very good!!!
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