Sibenik In Croatia

Travel information to Sibenik in Croatia the Republic Croatia in the border area between Central and South-Eastern Europe, with the capital Zagreb can be geographically divided into three regions: the Pannonian plain, the Dinaric mountain region and the Adriatic coast, where a large part of the region of Dalmatia. Dalmatia offers in addition to the typical tourist destinations like split and Dubrovnik are worth many more cities and landscapes, visit. Especially Sibenik (Sibenik) is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in Croatia. The port town of Sibenik, near the confluence of the river Krka is situated with good 50,000 inhabitants. Conditionally by the Rocky region of limestone built the city on different hills.

Devastation caused by wars and the growing population could emerge new districts. A very different picture with some narrow and steep streets, as well as various architecture demonstrates. Sibenik was first mentioned in 1066 in the middle ages as the capital of the Kingdom of Croatia. The individual epochs were marked by the reign of different Nations, such as Veneto and also Austria, their influences and buildings have shaped the city. Situated on the slope the old town is located about six kilometres away from the shore of the Adriatic Sea and partly still wrapped in a double walled. Here, countless churches, palaces and cathedrals, such as the Cathedral of Sveti Jakov, an early Renaissance building, find one of the UNESCO World Heritage site. Especially the four fortresses of SV.

Ivan, SV. Mihovil, SV. Nikola and ubi? evac characterise the townscape. They are in different parts of the city and show some influences of Gothic and Renaissance. The fortress located in the East, ubi? evac built a star. From the Fort of St Michael (SV. Mihovil), which can be reached via the stairs next to the town Loggia (near the Ducal Palace), it has an excellent view over the entire city and the sea.