Saint Michael's Fortress

Local nameTvrđava svetog Mihovila
LocationŠibenik, Croatia

St. Michael's Fortress in the Croatian town of Šibenik is a medieval fort situated on a steep hill above the old historic center of the city. Its strategically favorable and dominant position made it the central part of Šibenik fortification system. The location was more or less continuously occupied since the Iron Age, as is witnessed by numerous archaeological findings from the era. The city of Šibenik was first mentioned on Christmas Day of 1066 in a charter signed by King Petar Krešimir IV and verified by his courtiers. It is widely considered that the signing took place at St. Michael's Fortress.

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Map of Sibenik 1575,… @ Braun and Hogenberg

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Address 21 Zagrađe, Šibenik 22000, Croatia

Coordinates 43°44'15.417" N 15°53'22.452" E

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