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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Villa Micika Dubrovnik (3 months ago)
Fort Royal castle is the island’s highest point at 96 metres. Built by the French Marshall Marmont in 1806 when his troops entered in Dubrovnik and completed during Austria administration around 1835. To the fortress is reached through the Path of Paradise, a long uphill path flanked by preserved cypress trees on the both side. The path is really pretty ehen see from the top and below and iz really does lool like a long straight path leading towards paradise
Miho A. Karlic (6 months ago)
A Great place to view the old city from the island Lokrum. Different from most pictures an postcard views of Dubrovnik.
Alberto Madueño (15 months ago)
The views that you get from this place are amazing! It's a step hill, but nonetheless I would ways recommend to go there. The views of Dubrovnik's old town were so beautiful. Also, the scenery around the island is amazing, a lot of plants and animals.
Joe Tamargo (16 months ago)
Long walk up but you do get great views of the Old Town. Walk up is very slippery. Bring water but bathrooms are few and far between on the island. Like much of Dubrovnik it looks good from afar but far from good
Tony Reeves (20 months ago)
Big empty fort. Military historians will enjoy the gun placement and their dominating views of the harbour entrance. Everyone else will enjoy the great views of old town. The walk up can be hot and steep, take water with you especially on hot days!
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