Tvrđa

Local nameTvrđa
LocationOsijek, Croatia

Tvrđa is the Old Town of the city of Osijek in Croatia. It is the best-preserved and largest ensemble of Baroque buildings in Croatia and consists of a Habsburg star fort built on the right bank of the River Drava. Tvrđa has been described by the World Monuments Fund as "a unique example of an eighteenth-century baroque military, administrative, and commercial urban center".The star fort was constructed in the immediate vicinity of medieval Osijek after the defeat of the Ottoman forces in 1687, due to Osijek's strategic importance.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tvrđa

Coordinates 45°33'38.333" N 18°41'45.888" E

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