Lovrijenac Fortress in Dubrovnik, Pile district

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Located outside the city walls, it was built to protect the city of Dubrovnik from Venetian attacks, and generally to protect the sea approach to the city. Today, this fortress is famous because during the summer months, many performances are held as part of the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, the most famous of which is Shakespeare's Hamlet. With its stone and solid structure it will stand proudly far into the future.

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№2 of 57 places in Dubrovnik
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№2 of 9 Historic buildings in Dubrovnik
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Place Type

Historic buildings

Location

Dubrovnik

Place Location

Ul. od Tabakarije 29, 20000, Dubrovnik

Reviews

4.6
(15 reviews)
Ben
I loved the rich history behind the fortress . Its a hidden paradise for adventurous souls looking for a thrill
Dylan
Thrilling experience on our visit to the fortress for the organised festival with live performances. We enjoyed the people that we interacted with and were amazed to meet new people and make new friends. The history of the fort is catchy and we loved getting to learn the amazing things about the place. I was well geared as i toured the fort and witness the wonderful along with the help of a guide. It was magical tour and would love to visit again.
Rose
I had a great time at Lovrijenac.I was honoured to witness the exquisite performances done during the summer festival. The fortress is rich in history especially learning that it was built to protect the sea from being attacked by Venetians. I loved the panoramic view of the dazzling sea and the old town.The Fortress is a wonderful place and a must see for everyone.
Chloe
This fortress caught my eyes from the outside. Its ancient architectural design and structure is just mesmerizing. It is still in good condition despite it being over a century old. The view of Adriatic sea was fantastic.Touring this place was a magical experience.
Dylan
Cool Fortress that we visited and we enjoyed the panoramic views of the dazzling sea and the old town.
Alina
Magical moments as i toured the lovely fortress. I also enjoyed several acts which were amazing.
Britt
The tour guide was chatty and awesome and we loved the tour around the fort. Wonderful place and worth the visit.
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