On the Lokrum island's highest point stands Fort Royal Castle, which was built by the French during Napoleon's occupation of Croatia in 1806, though it was later named Maximilian's Tower by the Austrians. It was completed around 1835.


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Founded: 1806
Category: Castles and fortifications in Croatia

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Kumail (9 months ago)
A massive hill to climb to get to this fort but the views are outstanding. Also the fort is in good condition so you can walk in and even climb to the top
moe (10 months ago)
Beautiful place, but beware if u come here whit the plan to travel to Sali or Kornati, there is no transportation, only a taxi wich may cost 300-400 Kuna,
Alexandra Dumitrescu (10 months ago)
Amazing place with breathing views. The hike all the way to the top of the island was easy and anyone can do it with a minimum effort. My sister-in-law was with my niece in a stroller and she didn't go to the fort with us, but they stayed and played with the peacocks and they had a really good time to.
Paulius S (11 months ago)
The view from this place is absolutely fantastic. Everywhere you look, the scenery is very nice. It's a must visit on the island. However, beware that the road leading up to the fort is very steep and rocky so could be a bit hard to climb.
Łukasz Ćwięczek (12 months ago)
Good to be there. Very nice view of Dubrovnik and seaside.
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