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Lovrijenac Fortress

The Lovrijenac Fortress is situated on a rocky cliff above the Adriatic Sea (next to the outer western walls) and is one of Dubrovnik's most iconic sights. Its primary role was a defensive one. It is a historic symbol of resistance to the Venetian Republic.

This fortification is triangular in shape and has three terraces. The walls facing the sea are as wide as 12 m, while those facing the city are just 60 cm thick. 

Lovrijenac FortressLovrijenac is a fortress outside the western wall of the city of Dubrovnik, 37 metres above sea level

Today, the fortress is a popular attraction that offers an amazing views of the whole city and the sea. Visitors can climb to the top terrace and explore it (tickets for the City walls covers this or you can buy a separate ticket).

This amazing fortress is also a popular venue for cultural events, including plays, concerts and exhibitions. It was used as one of the locations for filming popular TV series "Game of Thrones".

Climb the Lovrijenac fortress during this complete Game of Thrones experience (this tour lasts for 5 hours and covers most filming locations in the area).

Or opt for this guided tour that combines GOT filming sites in Old Town with a visit to Lokrum island (aka Qarth).

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