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St. Nicholas Sibenik 2
Croatia

The Fort of St Nicholas (Sv. Nikola) was built in 1540 at the entrance to

the St Anthony Channel (Sv. Ante), the only sea approach
to Šibenik in order to protect the town from the Turkish attacks from the sea.
The builder was Venetian military architect Giangirolamo Sanmicheli.
White stone was used for building the lower parts of the fortress and red stone for the upper parts.

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Copyright: Pavle Novak
Typ: Spherical
Upplösning: 10328x5164
Uppladdad: 14/04/2012
Uppdaterad: 10/10/2014
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Tags: st nicholas; sibenik; croatia; giangirolamo sanmicheli; st anthony; channel; the fort
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