Venetian Fortress

Zadar, Croatia

Forte Fortress is situated east of the monumental Land gate, built in 1567 by the Venetian military commander Sforza Pallavicino. The fortress was separated from the city and from land by defensive moats. Today the Vladimir Nazor Park is situated there. Following the shoreline next to the Forte fortress one reaches the area of Kolovare, where a convex well with head was built in 1546 next to the sea and was used to supply Venetian ships with fresh water.



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Trg pet bunara 1, Zadar, Croatia
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Founded: 1567
Category: Castles and fortifications in Croatia

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zdenko ivanov (6 months ago)
Super site,to make some nice n unique pictures
TheDailyPackers - Travel Couple (7 months ago)
One of the 2 gates that allowed entrance to the city, the other one is the sea gate. Nice to see from the park.
David Smith (9 months ago)
The Land City Gate which dates from 1543 is in a pleasant position next to a harbour. Logically is also next to the City Walls, and leads into the Old Town.
Nick Timmermans (10 months ago)
Beautiful gate that leads you into the city!
Krzysztof Dragowski (10 months ago)
Very well maintained and very impressive. When you touch it you can feel the history. Great place for as family or friends photo..
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