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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K2 H (2 years ago)
Amazing views! Not as many steps as you think! Does cost around 20kunas (cash only) which was a little annoying as we had to go back to an ATM. Also a small ladder to reach the top. 100% recommended going! Worth going around lunch time, as we found it was less busy.
Igor Sudjita (2 years ago)
Very nice view from the top, no problem whatsoever with the stairs said my 6yo daughter ;) Price is acceptable: 30Kn
Otilia-Elena Platon (2 years ago)
It's worth the effort to climb all the stairs to the fort. Take into consideration that you need to pay a ticket in order to visit the fort (30 kunas per person in August 2022). The steps are uneven and you are warned that you will climb them at your own risk. Inside the fort, in order to get outside, you need to climb a steel ladder, which is quite difficult. Make sure to have proper footwear.
Pavel Radkovsky (2 years ago)
A historical site to visit vhen you are in Omiš. Steep and tiny paths, which makes the place very interesting. Worth visiting. The entrance fee is 30 HRK for an adult, cards are not accepted.
Adel Merkez (2 years ago)
Very nice with little modifications of original structure Be ready for some steep walking however it is worth seeing it plus amazing view
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