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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Doug Lehman (55 days ago)
5 stars for the view and condition of the tower. It doesn't take long to get through it.
Mal Reese (3 months ago)
This is a good place to visit. But the steps are very steep and unsuitable to anyone who finds inclines difficult. The view's from the top of the fortress are spectacular and you will want to photograph or video
Linda reese (3 months ago)
The History and absolutely stunning views. A must visit
Lucija S. (3 months ago)
It's super pretty!
Bojan Špoljar (3 months ago)
Excellent! Must visit if you are near by. Very nice, little, old fortress, full of history. Very good setup and presentation.
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