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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4.7/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Karel Bollen (10 months ago)
Nice place to visit. Great views from the walls of the fort.
Rachel Cartwright (12 months ago)
This castle is just a short distance from Dubrovnik. The road to the site is great and well maintained, making it all the easier to visit. The views from the top of the castle are spectacular and the information about the castle and the artefacts found within it are really interesting and informative. I would highly recommend this site.
Marina Mihajlovic (17 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 (2 years 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 (2 years 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.
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