St. Nicholas’ Fortress, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List, formally opened its doors to visitors after a two-year-long renovation. In the last three years, about five million kuna (EUR 675,000) was spent on the revamping this fortress, and 4 million was set aside by the Sibenik-Knin County while the rest was provided by the Culture Ministry.
St. Nicholas Fortress in Šibenik opens to visitors again after two-year-long renovation; Croatia Week
One of Šibenik’s top tourist attractions, St. Nicholas Fortress, has opened again to visitors on Saturday after being closed for the past two years.
From outdoor concerts in sun-bleached ruins to a bustling seafront, Šibenik is full of surprises…
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Officials of the public agency manages the facilities within the fortification of the Croatian coastal city of Sibenik, on Thursday presented a new publication, “Sibenik: A City of Fortresses,” on the occasion of European Fortress Day which is being held from September 20 to 22 under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture.
One of the most famous sights in Sibenik, St. Nicholas Fortress, and Zadar’s fortified city walls and gates have been confirmed as UNESCO protected World Heritage sites, contributing to eight UNESCO sites in Croatia.