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St. John's Fortress


St. John's Fortress was built in 1646 in less than two months at the beginning of the Cretan War, according to Antonio Leni's plan, a Venetian military engineer.

 

St. John's Fortress was built in 1646 in less than two months at the beginning of the Cretan War, according to Antonio Leni's plan, a Venetian military engineer.

A year later, in 1647, there were hard battles with the army of the Ottoman Techieli-pasha, as he wanted to capture the fortress to rule the city.

The fortress has a star-shaped ground plan, and on the north side it is reinforced by a plier-shaped outwork – tenaille (in Italian: tanaglia) after which the name Tanaja is often used by citizens of Šibenik.

The fortress was adapted and strengthened several times during the second half of the 17th century.




Daily shuttle bus from Šibenik to Split and Zadar airports

 

Daily shuttle bus from Šibenik to Split and Zadar airports

Shuttle bus will operate every day of the week in the period from 29.06. - 30.08.2019.

More information on : www.sibenik.hr/bus

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