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Fort Lovrijenac, Dubrovnik
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See the castle on a cliff, Fort Lovrijenac, one of Dubrovnik's most recognizable sights, and a detail from HBO's "Game of Thrones." Sitting 37 m (121 ft) above sea level, the fort dates back to 1018, when it was intended to protect the western part of Dubrovnik. Today, you can witness some of the events that take place at the site, which is sometimes compared with Gibraltar. Climb the 175 steps to the fort to see some of the best views of the city and the bay. Look for cannons that were designed by the leading local cannon caster of the epoch. Arrange your visit to Fort Lovrijenac and discover more family-friendly attractions in Dubrovnik using our Dubrovnik holiday planner.
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  • Great views of Old Town! Interesting objects inside, nice staff too! Don't forget, free entry if you purchase a City Walls walk. This site did close at 3pm when we went though, so be sure to check the...  more »
  • Lovrijenac Fortress, or St. Lawrence Fortress, is just outside the city walls of Dubrovnik. We visited after walking the walls. Admission to the walls also covers the fortress on the same day, so try ...  more »
  • Huge fortress to explore! Loved the views from the top especiall around the Aegean Sea and back over to walls surrounding Dubrovnik Stari Grad. The ground floors are impressive too and even the views ...  more »