Sokol Castle

Konavle, Croatia

Sokol castle was first documented in 1373, but it has been used already in the Roman ages. After been a stronghold of Roman and Byzantine empires, the city-state of Dubrovnik (Ragusa) took its possession in 1423. After the Cretan War (1645–1669) the castle lost its military purpose and it was abandoned. Today it is a protected site.


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Unnamed Road, Konavle, Croatia
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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Croatia


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Marina Mihajlovic (10 months ago)
Free entry during Sveti Vlaho holiday. Very nice castle. There are some old artifacts like coins, tools and plates in a separate room and also descriptions of what each room was used for.
Amy Steinfeld (16 months ago)
Beautiful and well-preserved fortress. My 7 yo son loved exploring all the little rooms and checking out the artifacts. Great views and spot for photos. Loved the audio guide.
Timmy (19 months ago)
Very close to the border, this castle is cool. Many steps to climb, but very gooda idea of a medivial castle was. Nice view as well. Employees very nice. Small shop inside.
Aleš Talácko (2 years ago)
This carefully restored and well kept medieval castle/fortress is definitely worth a visit if you happen to have a bit of extra time in the Dubrovnik region. The admission is quite pricey, but assuming the proceeds go towards maintenance of the place it is money well spent. And the views are just breathtaking.
David McPherson (2 years ago)
Beautifully restored castle on a prominent hill, overlooking the valley and sea. Lots of information on the history and significance of the castle and grounds dating dating back to the Bronze Age. Public toilets and free parking. Modest entrance fee and an audio guide available. Worth the trip for this one
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