Mirabella Fortress

Omiš, Croatia

Mirabella Fortress is located above town of Omiš. It is a Romanesque fortress, built in 13th century above the town of Omiš. Mirabela was a reliable hideout for the Omiš pirates who used to retreat into the safety of the Cetina gorge. Legend says that in 1537, during an attack by the Turks, the defenders of Omiš confused the attackers with their shouting and shots so much that the Turks overestimated the number of defenders and fled.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Croatia

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adriano petrachi (13 months ago)
Awesome place. Breathtaking views from the top. A must see.
Sebastian Madsen (15 months ago)
Great view of Omiš bellow. Pretty steep ascent and the final bit up in the tower is a vertical lader.
Doctor K (15 months ago)
Nice historic place in the city of Omiš, little bit hard to get to but all in all quite a relaxing place
Paweł Pochocki (15 months ago)
Great views, nice place with interesting history. Best place to eat a meal Villa Dvor.
Przemysław Nuc (16 months ago)
Very good sightseeing place, surrounded by a small part of a very nice old city, with plenty of restaurants offering high quality food.
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