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St. Michael's Fortress

Zagradje 21, Sibenik 22000, Croatia
+385 91 619 6534
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St. Michael's Fortress is the place where the city of Šibenik was born. Built during the Middle Ages on a hill in the middle of the town, it provides a breathtaking view of Šibenik and it's surroundings. Experience the most prestigious open-air stage in the Mediterranean through shows, concerts and other evening events. The ticket includes free entrance to Šibenik's newest attraction - Barone Fortress.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“great view” (18 reviews)
“walk up” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Zagradje 21, Sibenik 22000, Croatia
+385 91 619 6534
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The views are well worth the 50 kuna fee. This Fortress has been restored and is amazingly beautiful to walk around.

Thank MelindaG89
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

E ready to climb some stairs going up to the fortress. The views are nice, we were there at sunset, and that was impressive! You have a nice view of the surroundings, including the 2 other fortresses. There is a big theater, we did not...More

Thank RobEnJolanda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view at sunset is gorgeous!!!! There is not too much to see inside but outside is just stunning!

Thank Rok N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The integration of old castle and brand new and very empathetic design of the arena, cafe, etc. is very aesthetically pleasing. Spectacular views. Excellent use of EU subsidies.

Thank Saadet L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

View over the sea and city was great. The fortress itself was quit booring place. Same ticket (family ticket 110 kn) included this place and an other fortress over the hill.More

Thank Timo V
Ante G, Guest Relations Manager at St. Michael's Fortress, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are sorry to hear that, you should visit one of our concerts on the most beautiful open-air stage on the mediterranean, that is one special experience. We hope you watched our awarded documentary film on the fortress and learned something new about Šibenik on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views are amazing and on top of it all there are no crowds. There is people but the fluctuation of it lets you have a couple of photos alone and the feeling is great. It is not too expensive to pay as you get...More

Thank Lilly_A_1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by Sibenik for St. Michael's Fortress on our way to Split. Google map could not quite locate St. Michael's Fortress, so we asked for direction, and a local gentleman actually rode his motorcycle to lead us there! What nice people. It turned out...More

Thank 908Laura
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fortress is now an open air stage, but you can still visit some ancient walls, cistern,... in the basements. The modern construction is very well integrated with the ancient remains. But the real reason to visit this place is the view: spectacular! Must have...More

Thank PhilVert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place with a great view, and interesting history, also a spectacular place for concerts qbd other xultural events. Take some time to study the history presentations that are offered for display.

Thank zormajor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do not miss this at sunset! The fortress is open until 10pm, get there before sunset for an incredible view of the archipelago at sunset (you may get treated to a free concert from the local orchestra like we did, amazing!)

Thank apcclc17
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3 May 2017|
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Response from cityp0int | Property representative |
Dear Becca, Thank you for your question! You can book your ticket for a concert on-line through Eventim or Croatia Ticket services. Of course, you can also purchase tickets on our Fortresses and downtown in Šibenik at our... More