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St. John's Fortress

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Address: Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Brooding Stronghold

The fortress gives the impression of being imprenetrable. Guarding the entrance to the old port, this brooding stronghold is impressive. It now contains the Aquarium and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Durbanville, South Africa
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Durbanville, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The fortress gives the impression of being imprenetrable. Guarding the entrance to the old port, this brooding stronghold is impressive. It now contains the Aquarium and the Maritime Museum. Don't forget to walk around to the sea side - there are nice views of the walls and the old port.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A must see, you cannot miss it if you go to the old city. Takes you back in time. Today, it houses the maritime museum and aquarium.

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

St. John's Fortress lies south eastern side of the Old City harbour and acts as an entrance to the harbour. It can be easily found by walking from Stradun to the harbour. It was once a stronghold fortress often called Mulo Tower built in 1346 to defend the port. There are numerous fixed benches to sit on and enjoy the... More 

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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Imposing mediaeval structure that guards the port of the old town. There's a small 'beach' (a rocky spot from which you can enter the sea) just around the corner.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Sv . Ivan is a fortress within the city walls of Dubrovnik . Her main role was the defense of the city port . Today, in the premises of the fort st. Ivana keeps a substantial part of the cultural heritage from the time of the Republic . In it are placed collections of the Maritime Museum and Aquarium and... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

One of the most stunning fortresses i ever seen. Situated near the port you can walk around it and admire the architecture and the sea.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Fortunes come and go. The Ragusian republic peaked in the medieval period, and relied on ships and trade, so it was great to see what made things happen. Not a huge museum, static displays covering up to recent times, but interesting none the less.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Gives a nice view of the old town and doesn't cost any extra to visit after you've paid for city walls.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Visiting these old fortresses in Dubrovnik bring history alive and make Game of Thrones even more believable. Well worth visiting as they are in such good order

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

One of the coolest places we went to during our stay in Dubrovnik :D Definitely recommend going there:D

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