Topana Fortress

Imotski, Croatia

The Topana fortress is located near to the mountain slopes of Modro jezero (Blue lake) and dominates over the town. The fortress was built in the 10th century and throughout history had a great strategic significance. The patron of the Imotski border- land is Our Lady of the Angels, and a small church of the same name is located in the fortress' surroundings. The fortress was under Ottoman rule for over 200 years. Today, this fortress is a favourite place thanks to the extraordinarypanoramic view, and many cultural events are held here during the summer.

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Founded: 10th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Croatia

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www.dalmatia.hr

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Alectoris Croatia (21 months ago)
Nice old place
Jimmy Chan (2 years ago)
This is a review for the whole area (Blue lake, Topana and football stadium). The location o these 3 spots is just unbelievable. We did not know this place even exist (was told by our hosts in camp biokovo, imotski is a must visit and we are so happy we listened)
xsaranda (2 years ago)
Very nice place, also called Turska Kula. You have a wonderful view of the blue lake :)
xsaranda (2 years ago)
Very nice place, also called Turska Kula. You have a wonderful view of the blue lake :)
Jozef Strhársky (2 years ago)
Topana Fortress is located on a gorge above the Blue Lake, about 500 meters northwest of today's center of Imotski, and dominates the city. The church of Our Lady of the Angels is also located in the fortress. Nice view of the surrounding countryside but very many stairs :-)
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