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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.
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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 yesterday via mobile

This is one of many fortresses in šibenik. The ticket is valid for 2 fortresses (st. Michael and barone) and you can use it for 7 days (but only once for each fortress). We didn't go to Barone fortress because we were too lazy to...More

Thank Jana V
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing views of Sibenik and the surrounding area, plus some really interesting historic bits and pieces like the family coats of arms in the walls. The café is a nice touch and it would be great fun to catch a show in the open air...More

Thank Sinéad R
Reviewed 4 days ago

This fortress has been so beautifully developed to exploit the history and yet adapted for modern theatre and concerts. A must see when visiting this wonderful city of Sibenik

Thank Mo C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ended up here on a whim and very glad we did. Not expensive to get in at all and the views are worth it. Nice little cafe under the seating at top of the fort. Had a lovely time and great photos. Worth a...More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spectacular view of the city and sourandings. Great info center with informations about city history. A must see if in Sibenik.

Thank mavrovich
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unnecessary long queue to get in as the ticket office staff have to stamp and write invoices by hand to each individual. Impressive and interesting ruins

1  Thank solar_uk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The title says it all. If your going for history and a fort you will get some of that and the history but the centre piece is the open air theatre which holds a large amount of people. Boy, would I love to see a...More

Thank aultnamain
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's worth the climb to see the views over the old town and surrounding countryside including the fortress of St John. Follow the signs from the main square; up the steps adjacent to the town hall and opposite the cathedral. It's a bit of a...More

Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited in September 2017. This is well worth the visit as you have some lovely views over the town from the top of the walls. You can also see the surrounding islands - apparently there are 89 of them! There are good clean facilities...More

Thank Kazzapri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the money the view is stunning and I could believe having a performance here must be really cool. However, there's not much history left in the building as it's renewed for culture activities such as gigs etc.

Thank Leuventripper
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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