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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xsaranda (5 months ago)
Very nice place, also called Turska Kula. You have a wonderful view of the blue lake :)
Marcin Najder (6 months ago)
Tonko Lacmanovic (2 years ago)
Nice little fortress above Imotski and famous Blue Lake. When you pay ticket for lake it covers also fortress. It should be renovated like the ones in Sibenik but even like this it is imposing and beautiful view on the city and fields surrounded by mountains. There is legend that when Turks left they agreed to give to Venetia land around as far as largest cannon can reach.
Polina Igoshina (2 years ago)
It's a wonderful fortress above the Modro jezero. Topano isn't big but the view is breathtaking from there. Besides the fortress itself gives an impression as if it was a part of a cliff. It is indeed hard to notice from the opposite side of the lake.
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